Dylan 'wants to be Pop Idol judge'

If you thought Johnny Rotten’s decision to appear on I’m A Celebrity... was a rum move for a countercultural hero, how about Bob Dylan as a judge on America’s version of Pop Idol?

If you thought Johnny Rotten’s decision to appear on I’m A Celebrity... was a rum move for a countercultural hero, how about Bob Dylan as a judge on America’s version of Pop Idol?

It seems the rock icon’s people contacted Nigel Lythgoe, the British boss of American Idol, to say he wanted to sit alongside Simon Cowell as a judge.

After a lifetime spent railing against the excesses of capitalism and corporate culture, Dylan’s also appearing in an ad for Victoria’s Secret women’s underwear.

Another superstar guest mulling over an offer to join the US panel is Paul McCartney.

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