is one of a handful of stars rumored to be on the short list to become the next host of
According to Entertainment Weekly, the Baltimore native who's profile has soared since dating A-lister
, is one of five people
is considering for the job to replace
Cowell apparently wants two people to host. As he puts it to EW, “I want to work with a boy and girl and I definitely think this is a role for two people."
E Online says Keibler has interviewed with the show's top brass but has yet to begin "formal talks."
Besides Keibler, the other names EW mentions are: Rocsi Diaz and Terrence J from
, who now hosts "America’s Best Dance Crew," the omnipresent Khloé Kardashian and
, sportscaster Erin Andrews, radio personality Mike Catherwood, Stevie Ryan from VH1 and
, an actress from "Vampire Diaries."
According to EW, officials aren't expected to make an announcement about their choice for a few weeks.
If Keibler got the part, it will be her first significant television role since she was a contestant on "Dancing With the Stars." She's had a number of guest spots on other shows, most recently the
show "Men at Work."