American Idol Latest News: U.K. Government Trying to Stop Kelly Clarkson From Taking Jane Austen's Ring Out of Country

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American Idol Latest News: U.K. Government Trying to Stop Kelly Clarkson From Taking Jane Austen's Ring Out of Country

American Idol Latest News: U.K. Government Trying to Stop Kelly Clarkson From Taking Jane Austen's Ring Out of Country
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American Idol Latest News: U.K. Government Trying to Stop Kelly Clarkson From Taking Jane Austen's Ring Out of Country

by Wochit 1:14 mins

The British government has stepped in to stop singer Kelly Clarkson from taking a ring once owned by author Jane Austen out of the country. The American Idol winner bought the gold-and-turquoise ring at auction last year for just over 150,000 pounds ($228,000). But Culture Minister Ed Vaizey put an export bar on the item until Sept. 30 in the hope that a British buyer will come forward. will.i.am may get a chance to Scream & Shout at American Idol contestants! It was reported yesterday that will.i.am was being considered to be a judge on American Idol next season, but now it looks a little more likely that the Black Eyed Peas singer will be judging season 13! The Australian country crooner will be back as a judge on American Idol next season! The official announcement came from Fox chairman Kevin Reilly , who said of Keith's first year on the show: "[He] did a great job last year. The fans really liked him. I think with a new panel, you're going to see Keith's a really funny guy.

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