Report Says J. Lo Deal With ‘Idol’ Is Done, and Includes a ‘monster payday’

Aug 2, 2011  •  Post A Comment

Jennifer Lopez has completed her deal to return as a judge on TV’s most popular show, "American Idol," with "a monster payday,’ reports Tim Kenneally in an exclusive story at TheWrap, citing "two individuals familiar with the deal."

According to the article, "The pop star will be returning to the singing competition with a contract with the Fox Broadcasting Network that’s ‘a smidge over’ $20 million, according to one of the individuals."

The article adds, "Both insiders said the deal is complete but has not yet been signed. Another insider close to the show denied that a deal was in place."

The story notes that last season Lopez was paid $12 million. The story concludes that "Fox and a representative for Lopez had no comment for TheWrap on this story." It also adds that TheWrap founder Sharon Waxman contributed to the scoop.

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