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AUDIO: Steven Tyler: American Idol Gig “A Work In Progress”

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Is Steven Tyler gonna walk this way — onto the set of American Idol next year?

“Its a work in progress,” the Aerosmith front man Tuesday told Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, a nationally syndicated radio show, confirming that he’s been approached by Fox about appearing on the show. “They mentioned it, and I listened, and we’re on tour, so I gotta give it some time.”

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Tyler, asked hypothetically what kind of judge he would be, said “Judge and Jury … I don’t know.”

Tyler, 62, said he’d “be honest to the ones that think they have it, and I would be truthful and sensitive to those who have it, but don’t have it all yet.”

Listen to the audio on RadarOnline.com

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Tyler and Jennifer Lopez are rumored to be joining incumbent judge Randy Jackson on a three-person panel after a whirlwind of changes, some expected, some unforeseen: Paula Abdul left following the end of the show’s 2009 season, while Simon Cowell left after the 2010 season finale. Ellen DeGeneres abruptly quit after just a year, saying she wasn’t a good fit for the show.

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Fox execs were coy in addressing the issue Monday, saying that “lots of the speculation has been wildly inaccurate.”

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When asked about the status of judge Kara DioGuardi — who reports have claimed is on the way out –  network reps said they “will not get into the speculation.”

Check back with RadarOnline.com for more news on American Idol.

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