American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi is leaving the show

The singer’s close people revealed how frustrated she felt recently due to speculations about her leaving the show and being replaced by Stephen Tyler or Jennifer Lopez.

Kara has been a judge for two years, and she wanted to make public her opinion about the recent rumors.

“I felt like I won the lottery when I joined ‘American Idol’ two years ago, but I feel like now is the best time to leave ‘Idol,'” she said. “I am very proud to have been associated with ‘American Idol’ – it has truly been an amazing experience. I am grateful to FOX, FremantleMedia and 19 Entertainment, as well as the cast, crew and contestants, for all they have given to me. I look forward to my next challenge, and want to thank everyone who has supported me. All the best to everyone on Season 10!”

On the other hand, singer Jennifer Lopez is in final negotiation to join the show, and Tyler is officially in, informs the sources.

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