Huh?! Wha?! Ellen DeGeneres, the comedienne, semi-spontaneous dancer, and Emmy award-winning talk show host is American Idol/FremantleMedia's answer to Paula Abdul, Emmy award-winning choreographer and Grammy award-winning singer?! Ellen DeGeneres can't even sing!
I am SHOCKED, people, SHOCKED.
Ellen DeGeneres as a new judge on America's Got Talent, OK. But DeGeneres as the fourth judge on American Idol? If they wanted to add a little comedy to the show, they should have recruited Norman Gentle (aka Nick Mitchell). At least Norman/Nick can sing.
For more on this breaking story, read this and this. (Just click on the hyperlinks, Mom.)
Seriously, what is going on over there? Didn't Kara "Studio 57" DioGuardi show Idol producers the error of their ways last season? "No Boundaries"?! WORST. IDOL. FINALE. SONG. EVER. And that's saying something. And will we now have DeGeneres kissing DioGuardi, a la Simon and Paula? (You're welcome, Simon.)
SIGH. At least I have Drop Dead Diva and Glee to console me....
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