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Randy Jackson quitting American Idol; Nigel Lythgoe, other judges may be fired, too

Randy Jackson, the last remaining original judge, is leaving American Idol after 12 seasons. His confirmation of his exit came after a report that said all four judges would be fired next season along with executive producer Nigel Lythgoe. Both stories come at the end of a massively disappointing season that’s spawned wild rumors and …

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American Idol’s “shocking” results, disguised amid gibberish, just like the episode

American Idol resolved what it’s doing with the extra week it has since the judges’ save wasn’t used: no one was eliminated this week, though Ryan Seacrest didn’t reveal that until the end of the episode. As a result, the results show seemed like even more of a waste of time than usual. There’s nothing …

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Secret plan to dump Mariah Carey from American Idol called “ridiculous” by Fox

American Idol is experiencing its lowest-ratings since season one, despite a pre-season feud, and Fox and the show’s producers came up with an innovative plan, according to a report: Fire Mariah Carey and replace her with Jennifer Lopez, who judged last year and then quit, but that didn’t happen because Mariah threatened to sue. The …

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