Mariah Carey reportedly in talks to join 'American Idol,' Randy Jackson may become mentor
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 07/13/2012
Mariah Carey reportedly turned down The X Factor but has turned towards American Idol instead.
Carey may be joining American Idol's revamped judging panel for its upcoming twelfth edition after previously declining an offer to serve as a judge on The X Factor's second season, Us Weeklyreported Thursday, citing an unidentified source.
"They are in serious talks with Mariah and it's very close to being a done deal," the source said.
Both Lopez and Tyler have served onAmerican Idol's judging panel for the last two seasons.
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