Thursday, July 29, 2010
ELLEN DEGENERES QUITS "AMERICA IDOL"
Released by Miss TV Girl
Ellen DeGeneres has decided to leave her role as a judge on AMERICAN IDOL next season . DeGeneres served as a judge during the ninth season of of the hit series.
"A couple months ago, I let Fox and the American Idol producers know that this didn't feel like the right fit for me," DeGeneres said in a statement. "I told them I wouldn't leave them in a bind and that I would hold off on doing anything until they were able to figure out where they wanted to take the panel next."
Fox is expected to announce Cowell's replacement at the Television Critics Association's fall previews on Monday, no word yet on whether DeGeneres"s replacement will be announced.