Charlie Sheen on American Idol? Charlie Sheen Thu-19-Jul-12 17:08 Share this Charlie Sheen has reached out to the producers of American Idol to insist he is "genuinely interested" in taking up a spot on the judging panel.TV bosses are currently looking for a new line-up following the departure of Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, and Sheen's name was recently mentioned by producer Nigel Lythgoe as a possible replacement.Sheen admits he is intrigued by the idea and is urging Idol executives to get in touch.In a radio interview with American Idol host Ryan Seacrest on Tuesday, Sheen said, "It kind of came out of nowhere and I responded with a quote, just to sort of check the temperature of it or test the waters. Haven't heard anything back. I guess it got some people curious..."It seems so out of the blue that it almost made perfect sense. I thought this could be a lot of fun... Seriously, tell him (Lythgoe) I'm genuinely interested. It's so different, it could be radical."WENN.com You May Also Like Real names of celebrities that will surprise you Kimbra covered on American Idol, Steven Tyler says the song is 'changing music' Charlie Sheen apologises to Kim Kardashian for Twitter rant Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .