Kelly Clarkson’s days as Simon Cowell’s America’s Got Talent seat filler are finished.
NBC reported Monday that Saturday Night Live vet Kenan Thompson will step in for the harmed Cowell in the current week’s live episodes (airing Tuesday and Wednesday).
Thompson succeeds Clarkson, who involved Cowell’s seat a week ago. Thompson will fill in as visitor judge inverse full-time Season 15 appointed authorities Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara.
Notwithstanding his long-running (and presently Emmy nominated) stretch on SNL, Thompson is set to play a bereft morning show have in the forthcoming single-camera NBC parody Kenan.
Cowell crushed his spirit not long ago while testing his new electric bicycle in the yard of his Malibu, Calif. home.
He was raced to the clinic, where he experienced a five-hour medical procedure. He is required to make a full recuperation.
“Some good advice, if you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time,” Cowell tweeted post-medical procedure, before including, “Thank you to everyone for your kind messages. And a massive thank you to all the nurses and doctors. Some of the nicest people I have ever met.”
NBC still can’t seem to declare an arrival date for Cowell.