NEW YORK (AP) -- Victoria Beckham will be a guest judge on "American Idol."

Her spokeswoman, Cheryl Maisel (May-ZEL'), says Beckham will appear on one episode of the top-rated Fox show, which begins its new season in January. Maisel didn't give further details on Beckham's appearance.

Beckham's manager is "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller. The 35-year-old Posh Spice of the Spice Girls is married to soccer star David Beckham.

Earlier this week, Paula Abdul announced she was leaving "Idol" after eight seasons as a judge on the show.

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