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Report: Randy Jackson leaving judge’s panel on ‘American Idol’

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Randy Jackson is reportedly leaving the judge’s panel of “American Idol,” but will remain on the show as a mentor.

According to TMZ, Nicki Minaj is currently the most likely replacement for the judge’s seat, citing sources who said the deal is “99 percent done” but not yet a “sure thing.”

P. Diddy and Kanye West are apparently out of the picture, TMZ reports.

Source: TMZ.com