Will-i-am in talks to develop ‘Nerd Idol’


By Jay-Jay Feeney

Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am is developing a new American Idol-type talent show for nerds, hoping to find the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg.

Will-i-am says “there should be a TV show celebrating innovators and inventors to inspire people to be geniuses. It will be great TV and great for society”.

He is currently in negotiations with TV executives about his plans for the show.

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