Perry Snags ‘Idol’ Deal

Katy Perry is rumored to be getting $25 million to be a judge on the “American Idol” return.

Katy Perry
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Katy Perry does her thing during Wango Tango at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., May 13.

Multiple sources told TMZ that ABC wanted a “name” before recent upfront presentations to advertisers and media in NYC, so Perry reportedly had the upper hand.

Ryan Seacrest is also being courted by ABC to again host the show.