Judge Not: Celebrities Who Turned Down 'American Idol'

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"American Idol" has lured A-listers like Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Ellen DeGeneres, and Steven Tyler…but apparently not every celebrity wants to be an "Idol" judge. Here are a few who walked away from one of the biggest job offers in television. Are you surprised that they turned "Idol" down…or that they were even in the running in the first place? —Lyndsey Parker, Reality Rocks

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