Reader’s Respond: Who Should Become a Judge on ‘American Idol’? (PHOTOS)

By: / May 24, 2012

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With reports swirling that discarded X Factor judge Cheryl Cole is being eyed for American Idol, our loyal Celebuzz readers took to our Facebook and Twitter to nominate the celebrities they’d like to see on the judges’ panel.

So who made the cut? Pop singers Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey and Miley Cyrus — just to name a few.

Click through the gallery above to see all of the readers’ picks — and join in the conversation by telling us who you’d like see join Idol.

Earlier this week, the NY Post reported that the British singer was approached by AI executives to see if she’d be interested in joining Idol – either alongside Jennifer Lopez or as a replacement if J.Lo leaves.

Cole appeared in the first few episodes of X Factor before being dumped by Simon Cowell. She was criticized for lacking stage presence and for her thick English accent, sources said.

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