Simon Cowell has revealed Carmen Electra is his top choice to replace Sharon Osbourne and be a new America’s Got Talent judge.

According to a source within America’s Got Talent, Cowell wanted to add Carmen Electra as a new fourth judge last year, but NBC said no. Producers were looking to add a fourth judge to America’s Got Talent last December. They were looking for a younger, female judge who wouldn’t be afraid of the other judges. Now at age 40, Electra must not have been young enough.

Electra isn’t close to being confirmed for season 8 of AGT, she’s just the number one person on Simon Cowell’s list. Judges Howard Stern and Howie Mandel have yet to be confirmed for season 8 of America’s Got Talent.

The source inside AGT says Howard Stern is waiting until a new judge is hired before deciding whether or not he will return:

Howard very much wants to come back, but he is waiting to see who else is going to be on the panel.

If we had to make a guess, we’d put the chances of Howard Stern returning at about 50% and over 90% for Howie Mandel.

Simon Cowell gave this new information to the New York Post in a new interview.

More ‘America’s Got Talent’ news

America’s Got Talent announced their first 12 audition locations.

The Olate Dogs won season 7 of America’s Got Talent. They beat out other fan favorites such as William Close and his Earth Harp and comedian Tom Cotter.

Sharon Osbourne will not return as a judge for season 8 after having spent six years in that role.

Howard Stern would like to come back, but Stern has been offered a movie role that would cause him to leave, and he’s unsure what he’ll do.

What do you think of Carmen Electra on ‘America’s Got Talent’?

The News
The Podcasts

Hype is our flagship podcast talking all things fandom

Episode #157 – Welcome To The Capitol

Hype Podcast is back with the latest entertainment news stories! Topics include Star Wars, The Crown, The 100, Netflix news, Game of Thrones, the Raven Cycle and much more.

August 17, 2017
The Reviews