Victoria Beckham to Replace Paula Abdul on American Idol

Suzanne Murray


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With Paula Abdul gone, American Idol needed a new judge, so who did Simon call? Victoria Beckham of course.


The Spice Girl isn't exactly known for her big smiles or her great singing voice, so what will she be like as a judge?

"I'll try hard to pout and not shatter the illusion I'm a moody cow," Beckham told the Mirror, but I don't know if I can. I know how it feels to be stood there and judged—and how it can feel when nerves get the better of you."

For now, Beckham is just a temporary judge, but who knows—maybe it will turn into a full-time gig.

Will you tune into American Idol to see Victoria Beckham judge? How do you think she'll be?

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