One insider revealed, “I’m not sure The Deal is completely done yet, but yes, she is definitely doing it. A few more slight things to sign off on but it is happening.”
Another source stated, “She is 100 per cent confirmed to judge American Idol”.
Minaj will join Mariah Carey on the judge’s panel, following the departures of Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.
Nick Jonas is also said to be in the running to be a judge on the talent competition, with original judge Randy Jackson serving as a mentor to the contestants.
Minaj recently had to pull out of the V-Festival after falling ill and had a few choice words for fans that bashed her.
Nicki tweeted, “I am so thankful to my true fans who understand Why I couldn’t play#VFestival & why I can’t play Dublin. Absolutely gutted”.
But she adds to the angry fans, “However, if u have anything negative to say to me, please EatShitAndDie – I am human. I will not let you people make me feel horrible for a f*cking health issue! That’s what got me in this mess! I should have listened to the doctor! Like people are hitting me telling me I should’ve mimed. No! Then you would have made a fucking story out of that too! killyaf*ckingself.”
There’s no word on how Nicki’s comments will affect her judging position on “American Idol”.
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