Report: Jennifer Lopez Officially In at ‘Idol’

The wait is over for a new American Idol judge. Jennifer Lopez has reportedly agreed to a $12 million offer, but with a few conditions. reports the “Jenny from the Block” singer initially wanted $15 mil to sit in departing Simon Cowell’s chair. Sources then say she told producers that the official announcement can’t be made until the release of her first single, since she just signed a new deal with Island Def Jam Records in March. Bottom line: don’t expect any official word from FOX until mid-September.

She may be demanding, but Idol just might be the pick-me-up JLo needs to restart her career.