Harry Connick Jr. as an American Idol judge? Finally reality singing competitions are beginning to make sense again. The talented entertainer has been chosen to be the third judge and there isn't any doubt he is perfect for the joy. Harry is engaging and funny, or at least he was during the mentoring process on the show in seasons past. It appears though he might have gone too far already. On Tuesday he let fans know he was already judging the family and needed a gavel.
“So excited to be on @AmericanIdol!!! I’ve already judged my wife and daughters like three times this morning. Do they sell gavels on amazon?” tweeted Harry Connick, Jr. from his official Twitter account on Tuesday. Definitely being sarcastic, the entertainer no doubt wanted his fans to share in his delight after the big announcement.
Over the past few years American Idol has offered some outrageous stars judging talent. With the current selection of seasoned professionals sitting behind the desk on stage, the talent for the upcoming season will be judged by real entertainers who know how to sing and not lip-sync.
Who will be watching American Idol’s upcoming season on FOX? With this amazing lineup of guest judges, it’s safe to say anyone who loves music.