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All About the Benjamins: Diddy Might Host 'American Idol'

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After the departure of Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, "American Idol" is combing through a list of celebrities in search of the perfect new hosts. They've already signed Mariah Carey, and now, it looks like they're trying to nail down Diddy, too.

The New York Post reports that producers have been in talks with the Bad Boy Records founder, but can't confirm whether he's interested or not. This wouldn't be Diddy's first foray into reality TV -- we'll all recall his MTV series, "Making the Band," which resulted in not one, not two, but five seasons of Diddy grooming young talent whose bands all immediately failed might still have some potential to succeed, at some point in time...maybe.