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Jennifer Lopez Confirms Return to Idol

September 3, 2013

Staff Reports -- HispanicBusiness

Jennifer Lopez

Latina powerhouse Jennifer Lopez confirmed the rumors today and said she will be returning as a judge on the reality TV hit "American Idol."

"IDOL2014TheRemix ...see ya soon" she "" target="_blank">tweeted just moments ago.

Lopez will be joining new judge singer Harry Connick Jr. and veteran judge Keith Urban, whose teammates Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj only gave the show one season.

"so excited to be on @AmericanIdol!!! i've already judged my wife and daughters like three times this morning. do they sell gavels on amazon?," Connick tweeted today.

Randy Jackson, who has been on a staple on the TV show since it started in 2002 will not be back, but will serve as an in-house mentor for the show's 13th season in January.

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