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Katy Perry Allegedly Rejects $20 Million Offer From 'American Idol'

August 27, 2012 (6:01 am) GMT
Rumor has it, Miley Cyrus is also out of the contention for being a judge on the FOX reality show since she never seriously considered the gig.

can now be removed from the list of potential "" judges. The "Wide Awake" songstress is said to have turned down a $20 million offer from the show's producers to take the much-talked-about gig.

"She was being hotly pursued. They really wanted her," a source tells Us Weekly. Nonetheless, the California-born singer has reportedly rejected the offer, which could give her $2 million more than allegedly earns with her own one-year contract.

Another artist, , is allegedly also no longer in the run of becoming a judge on the veteran singing competition. Per E! Online's report, the former Disney star was indeed approached to fill one of the empty seats on the judges table, but the talks "never went far" and the singer/actress "never seriously considered it."

So far, only Carey who has been confirmed to join the 12th cycle of "Idol" as a judge. and were recently said to be close to seal their deals, but FOX hasn't made the official announcement just yet.

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