Jimmy Iovine Leaves ‘American Idol’ as Mentor, Randy Jackson Steps In!


randy-jacksonWhy?!!  We were this close of being without “the DAWG” for Season 13 of FOX’s hit-show “American Idol.”  After the news broke last week that Jennifer Lopez will be returning as a judge alongside Keith Urban, former judge Randy Jackson will step in for Jimmy Iovine as the mentor for the contestants.

The third judges spot is up for grabs but rumors have circulated that Kanye West turned it down because he didn’t want to lose his “street cred” and Will.I.Am just signed on for “The Voice” in the UK.  The latest rumor is that Dr. Luke is the newest contender for the last spot.  I don’t know why they just won’t tap Harry Connick, Jr. who is built for the show.

We’ll keep you posted on more #Idol news throughout the next few weeks.