- By TVweb | Jul 13, 2012
Jennifer Lopez announced she was leaving on American Idol host Ryan Seacrest's radio program this morning. The singer-actress was reportedly in negotiations to return yesterday, although she made her final decision this morning. Here's what she had to say on the radio program.
Another report reveals that Randy Jackson, who has been a fixture on the show since its launch in 2002, may leave the judges table as well, although he plans to stick around as a mentor for the show's contestants. A source revealed that the producers want to "freshen things up" for the new season.
So, who will be replacing all of these departing judges? Insiders claim that songstress Mariah Carey is in negotiations to join American Idol. Here's what a source had to say about the singer joining the show.