Mariah Carey Confirms her Departure from American Idol

Mariah Carey confirms her exit from American Idol through her publicist. The firm tweeted the announcement earlier today.

So, that’s Randy Jackson and Mariah Carey confirmed to be leaving. And FOX reality chief, Mike Darnell. Only Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban to go!

Oh wait…the announcement from Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick should be eminent. It’s called cleaning house!

ETA: FOX Released this statement:

“Mariah Carey is a true global icon – one of the most accomplished artists on the planet – and we feel extremely fortunate that she was able to bring her wisdom and experience to the ‘American Idol’ contestants this season,”

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