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Snoop Dogg Turns Down Offer to Judge on 'The X Factor (US)'

April 5, 2011 (4:39 am) GMT
On the orange carpet of 2011 Kids' Choice Awards, the 'Gangsta Luv' rapper confirms he has been approached to join the judging panel, but insists he would rather be a mentor.

Rapper has confirmed reports he was in the running to judge 's new "" talent show in America. The hip-hop star was approached to join the judging panel of the new series, alongside music mogul Antonio "L.A." Reid, but reveals he didn't want to make such a big commitment to the series.

He tells Digital Spy, "They asked me to do that, but I don't think that's for me. I wouldn't mind going on the show as a mentor, but not as far as a judge." The rapper, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., made the revelation on the orange carpet of Nickelodeon's 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday, April 2.

Snoop was among the musical performers at this year's Kids' Choice. He backed when the pop quartet, consisting of Kendall Schmidt, , Carlos Pena Jr. and Logan Henderson, delivered their song, "Boyfriend". At the end of the performance, the 39-year-old got slimed.

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