We guess it isn’t technically ironic that Alanis Morissette is in talks to become an American Idol judge. It’s unexpected, but it probably wouldn’t be ironic unless Alanis lead some sort of public campaign against Simon Cowell. If only. When asked about the show at the Hollywood Rockwalk induction ceremony this week, however, Alanis did admit that she’s “been in conversations about it, and that’s the degree to which I can share the info right now.” Ugh, we would love to see Morissette smiling away at the judge’s table to. We suspect her feedback would be…delightfully unpredictable. Remember the transparent dangling carrots. Yeah, this would be a great move.
Of course, the Jagged Little Pill singer is only one of roughly one billion musicians A.I. might potentially be hiring, joining the proud ranks alongside Keith Urban, Nick Jonas, Enrique Iglesias, Brad Paisley, Kanye and Nicki Minaj. While we’ll obviously wet our pants if Kanye or Nicki snag a spot (that also goes for Enrique, because yum), we could see the show hiring Alanis simply because Mariah Carey isn’t going to flip her wig about working with her. “I live to mentor, so my heart is much more open to the idea of that than even 10 years ago when I, perhaps, wasn’t in a position to be able to offer much advice, solicited or otherwise,” Morissette explains. Eat your heart out, Dave Coulier.
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