EXCLUSIVE: American Idol May Take Kirstie Alley After All

Aug. 6 2009, Published 7:05 a.m. ET

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We thought Kirstie Alley was kidding when she tweeted that she would be replacing Paula Abdul next season on American Idol but it looks like the Fat Actress may have her way!

Click here to read Kirstie’s Tweets

When asked about his client’s twittering, Alley’s rep told exclusively, “She is ecstatic at the prospect.”

We asked him exactly what that meant, to which he repeated, “She is ecstatic at the prospect.”

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So mysterious! But one thing is for sure-- if Alley is on board, she will be joining some A-list guest judges.

On Thursday, Fox Broadcasting Entertainment Chairman, Peter Rice, announced that Victoria Beckham and Katy Perry were confirmed to guest judge next season’s audition process.

And so the publicity train continues! Almost makes you miss Paula, doesn’t it? Just a little bit?



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