Oh no she didn’t. Word on the street is that American Idol producers were courting Jennifer Lopez to replace Mariah Carey mid-season to help bolster plummeting ratings. Apparently this secret plot was thwarted when Carey’s team threatened legal action if said changes occurred.
Z finger snapping aside, this rumor is nothing but a steaming hot pile of gossip. According to The Hollywood Reporter, one Fox spokesperson said, “This is just another ridiculous Idol rumor.” Even producer Nigel Lythgoe denies any sort of involvement in a Jennifer Lopez coup d’état. | Full Story