TMZ posted this almost 2 hours ago: 'American Idol' -- Randy Jackson OUT AS A JUDGE | TMZ.com
Randy's out as a judge, but will stay on as a mentor, according to their sources.
Signing Nikki Minaj is "99% done" and apparently part of the reason they are so keen on her is because Mariah doesn't like it and they think there will be drama. *gag* I can't stand NM! Ugh.
Also says Kanye West and Sean Combs, Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, or whatever the heck he's calling himself these days, are not going to be a judge, and AI execs are in fact looking for a country star as a judge.