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

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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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  • Ertan
    Ertan

    I saw it on E! and afterwards they invewtiered her behind the reasoning of the movie. She kept saying the premise wasn't anything sexual but if you look at it, it's nothing but grinding and even her clothing is revealing. She's trying too hard to break away from the Disney thing same thing goes for that Cheeta girl-Kiely Williams, hers is far worse than Miley's.

  • Nora
    Nora

    This doll <3

  • Nathan Fruendt
    Nathan Fruendt

    No one should go on AI for the 12 year because the show as ran it path and hit a die end and now show is on just for the juicy stores

  • Deborah Oamen
    Deborah Oamen

    American Idol needs a judge that isn't going to kiss butt. You need another Simon Cowell. Someone who will tell people like it is and stop being afraid to hurt people's feelings.

  • Rafaella Rauber Kopper
    Rafaella Rauber Kopper

    Mariah Carey, of course. She CAN sing.

  • Courtney Puzzo
    Courtney Puzzo

    @Joanna are you Crazy or something Mariah Carey can sing but at the moment she doesn't have the time to do a show like that because of prior committments including her children a new album a profitable clothing & Jewelry line with HSN and fragrances amongst other things. besides AI has been on for over a decade and probably won't make it to being on for two not like the Red Skelton Show which ran for 20 years and 480 episodes or Gun Smoke which ran for 20 years and 650 episodes

  • Joanna
    Joanna

    how about they get a judge that can actually sing to juge a SINGING competition!