simon cowell david copperfield 'American Idol's' Randy Jackson: Simon Cowell's replacement needs to be 'modern day Houdini', magician“American Idol” judge and “America’s Best Dance Crew” producer Randy Jackson had a few things to tell The Dish Rag about the magic man he would like to replace Simon Cowell. And it’s not Adam Lambert.

“I don’t know if he’s the next judge, I’m not sure if that’s what he wants to do or if that’s what he needs to do in his career,” Jackson told us at the recent Hollywood Radio & Television Society’s recent panel —  “Unscripted On Cable: The State Of The Business.”

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