According to TMZ, Randy Jackson is now saying good-bye to his seat at the judge’s table of American Idol. Jackson will not be involved in the show except to be a “mentor.”
Idol sources tell that there is still a concern with Jackson sticking with just a mentor role due to he was the glue that kept the show together. Nicki Minaj‘s deal to be a judge is about 99% done, but still not finalized.Â Mariah Carey has stated she isn’t a fan of the whole Nicki Minaj at the table, but conflict in the judges always makes for better television, right?! Â So theÂ sagaÂ continues, who will the American Idol official judges be this year, we know Kanye and Diddy are not in the running anymore?