Following in the footsteps of Jennifer Lopez & Steven Tyler, Randy Jackson (the original Idol judge) is now officially leaving the judges table.
According to TMZ, Jackson will remain at the show as a mentor. Sort of what Kim Burell does over at BET’s Sunday Best.
As for now it looks like Mariah Carey is the only official judge. Although it hasn’t been confirmed yet, Nicki Minaj should be taking the seat next to Mariah.
I’m so glad Randy is finally stepping down. With the departure of Simon & Paula, Randy was just looking desperate sitting at that table.