Word has it SIMON COWELL has offered KATY PERRY and JOHN MAYER $20 MILLION to replace BRITNEY SPEARS and L.A. REID as judges on the next season of "X Factor". Since Katy and John are apparently a couple, he thinks it could be a "brilliant" move to bring their chemistry to the show. And if there's any relationship-bickering . . . even better!
Seth MacFarlane says he won't return and Tina Fey doesn't want any part of the job, but Jimmy Kimmel is said to be the frontrunner to be next year's Oscars host. According to the New York Post, ABC -- which owns the rights to the telecast through 2020 -- is pushing for Kimmel to MC. Execs were happy with his ratings in his post-Oscars show Sunday night, and they think he'd do a great job hosting the shindig.
Now that "Snow White and the Huntsman" director RUPERT SANDERS is single, he's reportedly trying to get back with KRISTEN STEWART, but she wants nothing to do with him A source says, quote, "In truth, she regrets ever getting involved with Rupert, because of how much it hurt ROBERT PATTINSON and the amount of public backlash she was subjected to."