The talk show host will step in to be the fourth judge for the ninth season of the popular talent competition.
Press Release Service – Wired PR News – Ellen DeGeneres is reportedly expected to join the judges on American Idol. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Fox recently announced the talk show host and comedian will step in for the ninth season of the popular musical talent program, which is set to begin in January.
DeGeneres is quoted by the AP as stating on her daytime talk show of the new gig, “Hopefully, I’m the people’s point of view because I’m just like you… I sit at home and I watch it, and I don’t have that technical … I’m not looking at it in a critical way from the producer’s mind. I’m looking at it as a person who is going to buy the music and is going to relate to that person.”
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