What Is Nigel Lythgoe's Back-Up For Nicki Minaj On American Idol?

What Is Nigel Lythgoe's Back-Up For Nicki Minaj On American Idol?

While at the LA auditions for “So You Think You Can Dance,” Nigel Lythgoe, who is an executive producer on “American Idol,” tells AccessHollywood.com’s Laura Saltman his back-up plan if judge Nicki Minaj is late again for the FOX reality series. Also, would he invite Simon Cowell back to the judges’ table if he were available?