Simon Cowell Hints Demi Lovato and Britney Spears Will Be Better Judges Than Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey is officially the highest paid judge on any reality show, raking in 18 million a year with her new gig on Idol, but that doesn't impress Simon Cowell. Simon had actually previously expressed enthusiasm in Mariah as a candidate for X Factor. But now that she's joined his old show, and obvious competition to Idol, he dishes a little hint of skepticism about her ability to offer what is needed as a celeb judge to aspiring singers.