Kelly Clarkson To Fill In For Simon Cowell On "America's Got Talent"

August 11, 2020

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Due to a back injury, Simon Cowell will be sitting out Tuesday and Wednesday's episodes of "America's Got Talent", but will have someone very close to him filling in. 

Kelly Clarkson, whom Simon once had a hand in crowning the winner of "American Idol," is set to serve as a guest judge on this week's live telecasts.

URGENT MEMO.... from yours truly! -- @AGT @SimonCowell #AGT

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"My friend, Simon Cowell, is doing better now but was in an accident and won't be able to make Tuesday and Wednesday's live shows for AGT, but no worries America, someone far wiser, cooler, and hotter is taking his seat!. The unbelievably amazing Kelly Clarkson. You're welcome in advance!"

Kelly will be joining fellow judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara. Terry Crews hosts the program.