According to TMZ on March 3, former Victoria's Secret model Heidi Klum will be a judge on America's Got Talent. Taping of the show begins on March 4. Heidi was hired as a judge during last minute negotiations.
The first round of auditions for America's Got Talent will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana. Heidi will be joining other America's Got Talent judges Howie Mandel, Howard Stern and Mel B from the 1990's band Spice Girls.
Heidi will not be the only newcomer to America's Got Talent. Mel B "Scary Spice" from the Spice Girls is replacing Sharon Osbourne as judge. "Just seeing the talent. Seeing the really bad talent and seeing the amazing talent. It's always going to be a fun show, that show" said Mel B.
Heidi has not released an official statement yet. Klum has been a host and judge on the reality show Project Runway. She received an Emmy nomination in 2008 for her performance on Project Runaway. Klum was married to Seal from 2005 until 2012. They have four children together.