Ellen DeGeneres named Paula Abdul‘s replacement on American Idol.
DeGeneres will plant her butt on the dais of judges when the hit show returns in January.
"I’m thrilled to be the new judge on American Idol," Ellen DG gushed.
‘I’ve watched since the beginning, and I’ve always been a huge fan.
Yer hard core viewers are split about Ellen as fourth judge.
Fans went blog happy to either support or condemn the comedienne’s appointment to the Supreme Court of Idolatry.
"Ellen DeGeneres?" IM-ed one fan.
"She guest judged So You Think You Can Dance last season, and her critiques were comic relief…is she going to be a real judge or some kind of joke? She’s a comedian, not a singer or a musician."
What’s Simon Cowell then, blog boy?