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Celebs Clamor to Take Simon Cowell’s Seat

Simon Fuller: A day doesn’t pass that I don’t get a call from an agent of a superstar saying, ‘Can we talk?’

"American Idol" won’t have to search hard for Simon Cowell’s replacement — candidates are already coming out of the woodwork.
British mogul Simon Fuller, who created the template for the U.S. show with "Pop Idol" in the U.K., says there’s been a global outpouring of celebrity interest in the job.
And there’s no apparently no rush to fill it.
"A day doesn’t pass that I don’t get a call from an agent of a superstar saying, ‘Can we talk?’ … Everyone’s interested, and that’s going to go on month after month," said Fuller, whose company, 19 Entertainment, produces "American Idol" with FremantleMedia North America.
Read more by The Associated Press.