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Report: Kanye West Turned Down "American Idol" Judging Job
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Report: Kanye West Turned Down "American Idol" Judging Job

Aug 21 2013, 7:04am CDT | by ABC News Radio

Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage for H&M(LOS ANGELES) -- Many viewers raised their eyebrows last year when it was announced that for the first time, a rapper -- Nicki Minaj -- would...

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Report: Kanye West Turned Down "American Idol" Judging Job

Aug 21 2013, 7:04am CDT | by ABC News Radio

Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage for H&M(LOS ANGELES) -- Many viewers raised their eyebrows last year when it was announced that for the first time, a rapper -- Nicki Minaj -- would be a judge on American Idol.  That worked out fine, but imagine what viewers' reactions would have been to the news that Kanye West was joining the panel.  According to Us Weekly, it could have happened.

A source tells the magazine that West was offered the third spot on the panel this year, after Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez.  After considering it, says the source, West took a pass, because he was worried it would make him seem too "mainstream," and hurt his "street cred."

The source claims that in addition to West, the producers were also considering Sean "Diddy" Combs and super-producer Rodney Jerkins, as well as will.i.am, who's decided to return as a coach on the U.K. version of The Voice, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  However, rumor now has it that Katy Perry's producer, Dr. Luke, is going to get the nod./>/>/>/>

Fox has not confirmed or denied any of this speculation and continues to offer no comment.

You can still catch West on TV this Friday on Kris, the talk show hosted by Kris Jenner, the mother of his girlfriend Kim Kardashian.  According to E! News, he reveals a picture of his and Kardashian's baby, North West, for the first time, with an audience member saying, "North is very beautiful.  She has big cheeks, a lighter complexion than Kanye, but closer to Kanye's color than Kim's.  She has straight black hair and almond eyes just like Kim.  She has a round face and is really cute."

The episode was taped earlier this week./>/>/>/>

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5 days ago

Nick Kroll Tells His Embarassing Bill Murray Encounter

Oct 11 2014 12:01pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Sometimes meeting your idol isn't as amazing as you'd hope it would be. Nick Kroll stopped by "The Tonight Show" on Friday and told Jimmy Fallon the story of his cringeworthy encounter with the legendary Bill Murray. Kroll said that one night when he was set to perform at an open mic event, he got word that Bill Murray was in the building. Kroll, being a huge fan of the "Caddyshack" actor, approached Murray and asked him if he would wa ...
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2 weeks ago

Here Is A Picture Of Kanye West Grabbing Kim Kardashian's Butt

Sep 28 2014 9:37am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Like 98% of human beings, Kim Kardashian has a butt. That statistic is not real, but you have to assume there are probably one or two people walking around who maybe didn't get one. The point is that Kim Kardashian does, by all accounts, have a butt. She also has a husband named Kanye West who likes to grab her butt. Here is a photo of that happening and then other photos (from a shoot for GQ) which further pr ...
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3 weeks ago

North West Sits Front Row For Balenciaga At Paris Fashion Week

Sep 24 2014 4:49pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

There are so many milestones in a young child's life, and yet baby's first fashion show isn't often one of them. Of course, most babies don't live the jet-set lifestyle like North West, who made her front row debut for the Balenciaga show at Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday alongside her parents, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. The fashionable family dressed in all-black ensembles, save for the pop of color on the 1-year-old ...
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4 weeks ago

09/17/14: Anheuser-Busch calls recent NFL controversies “disturbing”; West coast-based SNF raises the bar; ESPN.com gets a facelift

Sep 17 2014 5:09am CDT | Source: Cynopsis Media

CYNOPSISSPORTS 09.17.14 Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 17, 2014, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Anheuser-Busch made its statement about recent NFL controversies on Tuesday, expressing concern over the Ray Rice incident and the league’s handling of domestic violence and child abuse issues amongst its players. "We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by ...
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4 weeks ago

Wendy Williams Eats A Crow, Literally, On Live Television

Sep 15 2014 11:04am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

This is what sets Wendy Williams apart from all those other talk show hosts out there—when she says she's going to do something, she follows through. In Monday's case, the "something" was eating crow — like, for real for real eating it. Wendy had said she would eat crow if Kim Kardashian stayed married to Kanye West for longer than 72 days, and lo and behold, she did. She brought in a gourmet chef to make a crow gumbo, and she put o ...
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6 weeks ago

Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Watch Season 9 Episode 20 Online

Sep 3 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: TV Fanatic

We've come to the end of Keeping Up with the Kardashians Season 9. But at least the E! program went out on a very high and exciting note, as the finale was appropriately titled "Kim's Journey to the Altar." Indeed, fans may be well aware by now that Kim and Kanye West got married in Italy on May 24, but there was a whole lot we didn't know in terms of what led to these beautiful nuptials. What sort of planning went into the reh ...
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6 weeks ago

Kim Kardashian Stuns In A See-Through, Bustier Gown At GQ Men Of The Year Awards

Sep 2 2014 2:41pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

It's not hard to see why Kanye West is smiling. Kim Kardashian looked gorgeous when she stepped out with her husband for the GQ Men of the Year Awards at The Royal Opera House Tuesday, Sept. 2, in London. Kardashian stunned in a jaw-dropping gown complete with a leather bustier and see-through crystal skirt. The brunette beauty and the "Yeezus" rapper were all smiles while posing together on the red carpet. They even got a bit affectionate in front ...
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6 weeks ago

Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Watch Season 9 Episode 19 Online

Sep 1 2014 4:51am CDT | Source: TV Fanatic

Keeping Up with the Kardashians aired a special 90-minute episode this week. And it did not disappoint. FIRST, Kourtney shocked Scott with news of her third pregnant. He responded by Scott attempting to run away because... of course that's how he responded, right? Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Season 9 Photos 1. Admiring Herself - Keeping Up with the Kardashians Season 9 Episode 19 Looking cute, Kim Karda ...
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6 weeks ago

We're Starting To Understand Exactly Why Brody Jenner Wasn't At Kim Kardashian's Wedding

Aug 29 2014 3:25pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

The story of Brody Jenner skipping Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding has taken yet another turn, and this time it involves Brody's girlfriend. In a clip from Sunday's upcoming episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," Kim pulls Bruce Jenner aside during a family meal to discuss Brody's issues. "I didn't want to say it in front of mom because it'll hurt ...
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7 weeks ago

Kim Kardashian's VMAs Dress Proves She's Serious About Plunging Necklines

Aug 24 2014 7:44pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Leave it to Kim Kardashian to steal the show at the MTV VMAs -- even when she doesn't have any musical talent. The 33-year-old reality star ensured that all eyes were on her on the red carpet on Sunday, Aug. 24, when she showed up in a red and black patterned dress that proved she's very serious about plunging necklines. Kardashian was at the awards to support new husband Kanye West, ...
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