Trading places: Wael Kfoury replacing Ragheb Alama on Arab Idol, latter to join X Factor judging panel!
Although Lebanese superstar Nancy Ajram said that she wants Ragheb Alama back on the judging panel of Arab Idol Season 3, there are speculations that fellow Lebanese star Wael Kfoury will be taking the hot seat instead!
Kfoury is already a judge on rival show The X Factor (Arabic version), but according to news reports the two are swapping places!
It's thought that Ragheb will take Wael's place as judge on The X Factor, which was recently bought my MBC TV, who already own Arab Idol as well.
Because of Ragheb's sudden withdrawal from the show, the live shows have been postponed to April 11, reported Laha Magazine.
MBC have neither confirmed nor denied Wael's new "position," and viewers will have to wait until the live episodes are aired to find out who has taken Ragheb's seat on the judging panel!
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