Jennifer Hudson To Judge ‘American Idol’?

Did Jennifer Hudson secure a place on the American Idol judging panel?

Reports are surfacing today that J.Hud might indeed be a part of singing competition’s 13th season. According to Vulture, the season 3 contestant and Oscar winning actress is already in talks with Fox regarding the position and is thisclose to a deal.

Vulture initially reported that an all-alumni judging panel was in the works for the series and that season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson has been approached about a possible gig, as well.

Randy Jackson recently confirmed that he will be exiting the show and the future of the rest of last season’s panel is on the table.

An all-alum panel might just shake things up a bit. How do you think Jennifer Hudson would fare as a judge?