Ryan Seacrest's Secret 'American Idol' Meeting, Lionel Richie and Nikki Sixx Targeted Judges

‘American Idol’

Seacrest’s Secret ABC Meeting

Lionel Richie, Nikki Sixx Targeted as Judges

6/28/2017 12:50 AM PDT

EXCLUSIVE

Ryan Seacrest met face-to-face in secret with ABC execs this week to hash out their remaining differences, and sources familiar with the situation tell us  he’s close to becoming the host of the reboot.

As we first reported, Seacrest had agreed to a salary between $10 and $15 mil, but the hangup was that he wanted an Executive Producer credit but “A.I.” execs said no….

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