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  • ‘Idol’ Had Secret Plot to Replace Mariah with J-Lo Midseason?

    Apr 24, 13 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *With “American Idol” ratings plunging by the week, producers and Fox executive tried to bring back Jennifer Lopez mid-season to replace Mariah Carey, but dropped the effort when Carey’s camp threatened legal action, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. These sources claim “Idol’s” producers are still negotiating with Lopez, who served as a popular judge during […]

  • Nicki, Mariah Forced to Say One Nice Thing about the Other (Listen)

    Jan 9, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *“American Idol” producers were hit right off the bat with questions about the authenticity of an alleged feud between judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey during a TCA panel Tuesday in Pasadena. The two divas join returning judge Randy Jackson and newcomer Keith Urban for the show’s 12th season, which begins next Wednesday amid reports […]