Randy Jackson Not Returning As American Idol Judge


This American Idol drama will never end, it seems!  Randy Jackson will reportedly not be returning to the show this season – at least not as a judge. 

Randy is out, but there's a 99% chance he'll be returning as a mentor during the season. 

Another bit of news is that they are definitely adding a fourth judge to the table.  Now that leaves three open spots, with Mariah Carey being the only new judge to have signed on the dotted line so far. 


I hope they aren't intentionally bringing Nicki Minaj on to have some "faux" drama with Mariah, who is supposedly upset about Nicki's possible addition to the show.

Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, and a slew of other singers' names have been tossed around, but nothing is confirmed as of yet. 

When does this show start again? They need to just announce the new judges and be done with this already! 


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