Mariah Carey, who just signed an 18 million deal with American Idol, will reportedly be the highest paid judge on any reality show.
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It’s official – singer Mariah Carey will be judging on American Idol next season.
The news was announced Monday at the Television Critics Association summer tour in Beverly Hills.
We do, in fact, have one judge whose deal closed very, very recently,” Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly said at the event. “It’s an artist that many contestants have tried to emulate, have tried to have sung the songs, have tried to hit the notes and because it really was concluded only hours ago, our judge couldn’t be with us.” +Continue Reading
Jennifer Lopez confirmed today that she will not be returning to judge on American Idol for a third season.
“I honestly feel like the time has come that I have to get back to doing the other things that I do, that I put … on hold because I love Idol so much,” Lopez, 42, told Ryan Seacrest Friday on his KIIS-FM morning show. +Continue Reading
Jennifer Lopez appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday, saying she is not sure if she will return to American Idol next season as a judge.
“I don’t know,” Lopez, 42, told Ellen when asked if she would return for a third season. +Continue Reading