Many know by now about judge Simon Cowell leaving American Idol. Who will be his replacement? Could it be Elton John or Bret Michaels? Maybe Madonna? Does Simon Cowell need a replacement? Here are three fictional characters that could replace judge Simon Cowell on American Idol. You know it won’t be these three because they don’t exist.
Fictional Character that could Replace Judge Simon Cowell on American Idol : Michael Scott from The Office as played by Steve Carell
Michael Scott, Steve Carell’s character from the TV show The Office could replace Simon Cowell on American Idol. Michael Scott’s often and accidental rudeness could easily end up skewing the vote in a way that may not have been intended. Unintentionally skewing the vote is something Simon Cowell’s often and purposeful rudeness sometimes seems to do on American Idol.
Fictional Character that could Replace Judge Simon Cowell on American Idol : Hannibal Lecter from Silence of the Lambs as played by Anthony Hopkins
Hannibal Lecter as played by Anthony Hopkins in the movie The Silence of the Lambs could replace Simon Cowell on American Idol. Both Hannibal the Cannibal Lecter and Simon Cowell have British accents. Also, Simon Cowell can eat the contestants alive with his comments. While Simon Cowell usually seems to sound irritated, Hannibal Lecter can sound soothing and creepy at the same time.
Fictional Character that could Replace Judge Simon Cowell on American Idol : Homer Simpson from The Simpsons
The Simpsons already did a take on American Idol with Moe Szyslak, aka Moe the bartender, voiced by Hank Azaria, filling in as an animated cartoon judge on American Idol, so why not Homer, voiced by Dan Castellaneta? Homer Simpson could replace Simon Cowell on American Idol. Simon Cowell has said some stupid things about Kelly Clarkson who went on to win the first season of American Idol and Jennifer Hudson who went on to win an Oscar. When it’s Homer Simpson, he’ll probably say something stupid, and it will probably also be entertaining.
Judge Simon Cowell is leaving American Idol. Who will replace judge Simon Cowell on American Idol? You know it won’t be these three because they don’t actually exist. Perhaps they will make the show less about the judges and more about the contestants. If the TV show American Idol took that approach, there would be less concern about retaining viewership when a judge leaves. What do you think will happen? Who do you think it will be? While there has been some speculation in the media about a few people as replacements for judge Simon Cowell on American Idol, they could always go back to three.