THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER just reported a JUICY story! ‘Idol’ Panic:
Secret Plot to Replace Mariah Carey With Jennifer Lopez Fails.
The plan was to bring back Lopez mid-season and replace Mariah was abandoned when Carey’s team threatened legal action, sources tell THR.
These sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Carey, who was touted as the big new addition to the judge’s panel this year, responded with a threat of litigation.
And insiders say a search already has begun to replace Carey, most likely Nicki Minaj and possibly the entire judge’s panel for next season