WE SAW IT COMING: Jennifer Lopez Signing MAJOR Deal To Return As "Idol" Judge, will.i.am Also Tapped To Judge?
We saw it coming! Jennifer Lopez is on deck to return to "American Idol" and is just a snap away from finalizing the deal, reportedly. Check out how much that paycheck will be, plus why will.i.am may be joining the panel of judges....
Remember the rumors about J.Lo snatching back her "Idol" judges spot from Mariah Carey? They were shot down previously, but now, a deal is in place.
According to Deadline, Jenny is perched to take a $15 million check from Fox and an announcement will likely take place in the next week or two.
Keith Urban will reportedly stay on, and will.i.am is supposedly first in line for the third judge's seat vacated by Nicki Minaj.
So much for a full overhaul of the judges' panel with all new faces. But we're not mad about seeing what J.Lo's fabulous self will once again be rocking every week.
By the way, reports state "Idol" alum Jennifer Hudson was a contender for the third judge's spot, but it's going to will instead. No word on if there will be a fourth judge.
Will you be watching?