Confirmed: Jennifer Lopez Returning To ‘American Idol’ Next Season

Robbie Daw | August 10, 2011 12:25 pm

Just a day after glam new promo pics of the forthcoming American X Factor crew arrived, American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe called in to Ryan Seacrest’s KIIS-FM show and dropped this bit of eclipsing info: “I am delighted to say that all three judges, along with the brilliant host of American Idol is back for the next season.” That’s good news for fans of the “On The Floor” diva, though the New York Post reports that J.Lo’s rumored $20 million payday is causing friction with fellow judges Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. Sorry, boys — divorce isn’t cheap!