American Idol: Steven Tyler Out Jennifer Lopez And Randy Jackson Likely To Follow
With Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler officially out of American Idol, rumor has it that Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson, the last of the original judge of the once popular singing reality showm may also be replaced.
However, sources are saying that Jackson may remain still be involved behind the scenes. “[Show producers] think they need to freshen everything up now,” explains the source.
Recently a slew of names including Mariah Carey, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas and Idol alumni Adam Lambert have surfaced as celebs considered to join the judging panel.
Tyler, 64, explained of his sudden departure in a Thursday statement: “After some long…hard…thoughts…I’ve decided it’s time for me to let go of my mistress ‘American Idol’ before she boils my rabbit…I strayed from my first love, AEROSMITH, and I’m back – but instead of begging on my hands and knees, I’ve got two fists in the air and I’m kicking the door open with my band.”
He added: “Idol was over-the-top fun, and I loved every minute of it.”
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