Country Star Turns Down Gig As “American Idol” Judge!
American Idol fans are still trying to figure out who will be sitting alongside the $18 million a year Mariah Carey on the judges panel. So far, we’ve heard names like Aretha Franklin, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Adam Lambert etc..etc.. One big name country artist who reportedly rejected the offer isToby Keith! According to Entertainment Tonight, a spokesperson for Toby said that he was “flattered” to be offered the position, but kindly rejected it. Brad Paisley, on the other hand, is said to still be thinking about the offer. Others rumored to be in the mix : Nick Jonas and rapper Pharrell Williams!