16Is Simon Cowell returning to American Idol? Earlier today, the former American Idol Judge tweeted the following:

While the current Idol judges, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr., and Keith Urban have been great, there seems to be an element lacking since the original judges departed Idol. We spoke to Cowell before one of his final American Idol shows and asked him why he thought his tenure on the show was so successful (Click on the media bar below to hear Simon Cowell)

Should American Idol producers bring Simon Cowell back along with Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul? Let us know!

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