Just as soon as Katy Perry’s name was put forward on the table for the vacant spot of ‘Judge’ on American Idol, it seems the Part Of Me singer has just as quickly turned it down. Even a fat payday of $20 million couldn’t convince her otherwise.
And to think some of us would do the job for free
According to TMZ, Katy isn’t looking to budge on her decision anytime soon and has made it clear to producers that she's not playing hardball – she simply doesn’t know if being on American Idol is the right career move for her.
So far Mariah Carey is the only confirmed judge for the upcoming season, and will reportedly rake in $18 million for the job – an unprecedented paycheck for a judge on any music competition show.