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President Obama To Visit 'American Idol'?

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    Simon Cowell hopes to land the Commander in Chief on "Idol."

    The "American Idol" contestants have enough pressure dealing with the critiques of Randy, Kara, Paula and Simon – and if "Idol's" harshest judge gets his way, they'll be performing for President Obama.

    "We would put out an invitation on a daily basis," Simon Cowell told The Hollywood Reporter about "Idol's" attempt to get the Commander in Chief to appear on the hit FOX show.

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    "I'd love him to come on, his wife to come on, kids to come on." Simon said of the First Family. "I could only picture now what it would be like if he actually turned up."

    Adding, "He's a rock star!"

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    In the meantime, "Idol's" final four will be graced by the presence of another rock star, when Slash mentors the contestants next week.

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