The worst-kept secret in the world is now confirmed, as sources tell us Jennifer is definitely returning to ‘American Idol’ — and there are 17.5 million reasons why! Read on for all the EXCLUSIVE details.
Season 13 of American Idol is right around the corner, and probably no one is mored thrilled about that than Jennifer Lopez, who is reportedly getting a major paycheck to return to the judging table! Jenny’s back on the block, but will it work out this time around?
Jennifer Lopez: ‘American Idol’ Judge Again — Signs $17.5 Million Deal
Jennifer signed on as a judge for the upcoming season of American Idol for a whopping $17.5 million, MailOnline reported on Aug. 30.
“There was a lot of back and forth negotiating on her salary, but now it’s finally been settled that Jennifer will earn $17.5m to go back to Idol next season,” their sources say, adding, “It’s a major coup for her to land a huge payday like that and I believe she is thrilled with that number. It’s a lot more than the $15m Britney Spears was paid to do The X Factor.”
Wow! Jennifer must be a tough negotiator if she topped the Princess of Pop’s salary. Good for her!
Jennifer Lopez Will Be Announced As ‘American Idol’ Judge Soon
MailOnline’s report is “100 percent true,” HollywoodLife.com has learned.
“They still have to wait to lock down the third judge and then the announcement will be made,” a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “They have to start taping in the next two weeks so it’s imminent.”
We can’t wait until it’s official! Jennifer will be a great judge.
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Are you glad JLo is returning to American Idol? Do you think she deserves her salary? Sound off below!
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