Nick Jonas Plays Baseball For Broadway
Singer, former boybander, and baseball fan Nick Jonas, 19, took a break from his rumored American Idol negotiations to steal home plate! Jonas hit New York's Central Park on Thursday wearing his green and white uniform for the World Wide Wickets, his team on the Broadway Softball League, which is in its playoffs right now.
"Huge win for the wickets today! 17-1," Jonas tweeted after the game, keeping his followers well apprised of his athletic prowess. It's likely, however, that Jonas has even bigger things than baseball victories to get excited about. It's been strongly rumored that Jonas might be joining confirmed new host Mariah Carey in the second open seat on season 12 of Fox's hit reality show, American Idol, following the dual departure of Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez — not to mention the uncertainty surrounding Randy Jackson's return.
"The rumors are true... I am being considered to be a judge on American Idol, and it would be a dream come true if it happens," Jonas tweeted to his followers last weekend with the hashtag, #nickonidol. More recently, he tweeted some encouragement: "Loved seeing all your amazing response to #nickonidol keep it coming."
Other names that have been dropped in relation to the possible American Idol seat-filling are Alanis Morissette, Sean "Diddy" Combs and Pharrell Williams.
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