Ryan Seacrest Being Replaced By Neil Patrick Harris On 'American Idol'?

Mon, January 9, 2012 5:58pm EDT by 12 Comments
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The show might lose a big star if Ryan proves to be too expensive — find out all of the info EXCLUSIVELY from HollywoodLife.com!

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest might be fired from the show if his contract is too expensive, and sources close to production say that Neil Patrick Harris would be happy to take over the job if he left!

Neil, 38, would be offered 37-year-old Ryan’s spot if he gets the boot, insiders tell HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. If offered the gig, Neil would seriously consider it. After all, he’s multi-talented and Idol is one of the biggest jobs in the world — it’s a dream come true!

Producers aren’t ready to pull the plug on Ryan yet — after all, they are hoping to retain the star. But a backup plan is ready, and Neil would be a totally logical fit.

Do YOU think Neil would be a great host, HollywoodLifers?

— Reporting By Russ Weakland, Written By William Earl

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