The news carousel for Idol spins faster when the show isn’t on the air than when it is.

Today’s news from is that Jennifer Lopez is not going to be a judge next season. Apparently her demands were too lofty.

Of course, there are already contradicting reports that say JLo is still in the running.

What is it – Yes? No? Or somewhere in the middle? Is it that she is just a little too “pitchy?”


Elsewhere, Fantasia was released from a North Carolina hospital where she had been since Monday night following an overdose, according to her manager Brian Dickens.