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Give American Idol points for trying.

According to a couple new reports, the Fox competition tried to get Kanye West as a new judge... but he turned down the offer because he believes the show to be too mainstream.

Producers then moved on to Diddy... but he also showed Idol the back of his hand because ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez is returning to the panel and... well, that's just awkward.

  • Sean "Diddy" Combs
  • J. Lo on the Red Carpet

The rapper "felt it was a 'her or me' situation," a source tells Us Weekly, which is actually sort of comforting.

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Another day, another name thrown into the American Idol judging ring.

But this is a major one.

Sources tell The New York Post that Diddy - or whatever the heck he's called these days - has been contacted by producers and is under consideration for a spot alongside Mariah Carey on Season 12.

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Diddy and Carey go back a long way. Who doesn't remember their tremendous collaboration on "Honey" in 1997?

The music mogul is the latest in a number of stars to be rumored for the gig. He follows Adam Lambert... and Nick Jonas.. and, heck, even Snoop Dogg got into the act.

What do you think? Do you want Diddy to judge American Idol?

 

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American Idol delivered a pair of contrasting, impressive performance on its first finalist results show of the season last night.

First, Adam Lambert went acoustic on an inspiring version of "Aftermath," receiving a standing ovation for his effort.

Then, Diddy Dirty Money (we think that's his name these days) took to the stage, accompanied by Skylar Grey, and gave the audience a version of the hit "Coming Home." He also gave the contestants some advice:

"I would say you get out of life what you put into it. You have to keep on practicing, keep on rehearsing... Keep God first in your life and don't stop. Don't ever stop."

Diddy Biography

Pic of Diddy Diddy used to be known as P. Diddy. But his real name is Sean Combs, in case you were wondering. More »
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Diddy Quotes

The concert changed my life. I was so impressed and inspired. I fell in love with hip hop again.

Diddy [on Kanye West Glow in the Dark tour]

I think that it's important for me to mature and evolve as an artist... I'm trying to get my Black Bruce Willis on.

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