Jennifer Hudson Signs on as New Judge for ‘American Idol’
'American Idol' is turning to one of its former contestants to try and help save the troubled show.Idol alum and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson has signed on as a judge for next season. Producers have been determined to make changes to the show that hit an all-time low in the rating this past season, and signing former fan favorite Hudson could do just that. Plus, there are rumors that other Idol alums - Kelly Clarkson, Adam Lambert and Clay Aiken - could join the panel for next season.
Would former contestants help the show return to its glory days? Would they better help the contestants?