Rumormill: Popager Joe Simpson Blows Idol Deal for daughter Jessica Simpson, Paves the Way for Judge J. Lo
"Here comes the Judge! Here comes the Judge!" Jennifer Lopez has yet to officially announce that she's the newest judge on "American Idol," but according to the rumor mill she was offered this position after several legendary singers essentially said, "Thanks, but no thanks." According to Idol insiders "J.Lo was definitely not the first choice.