08/06/2009 AT 7:00 AM ET
As the dust settles on the shocking departure of Paula Abdul, 47, from next season’s American Idol, now comes confirmation from Victoria Beckham’s publicist that the former Posh Spice, 35, will make a “one-off appearance” as a guest judge on the top-rated FOX show, reports Britain’s Sky News.
Just don’t expect Beckham to take up a permanent perch next to judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi – as she reportedly doesn’t wish to take time away from overseeing her fashion line.
– Stephen M. Silverman
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