E! News reports that when Smart was asked whether she was returning to Idolfor the reality show's upcoming 13th season, the dancer said, "Yes."
Fox president Kevin Reilly revealed at the Television Critics Association's fall previews on Aug. 1 that the network was talking to Lopez about coming back to Idol. She served as a judge on Seasons 10 and 11. "Jennifer has been a close part of the show all along...there have been discussions there," he said. Deadline.com reported days later that Lopez, 44, was nearing a deal to return.
If Smart's info is correct, Lopez will join returning judge Keith Urban.
Do you want Lopez to return? Who else do you think should join the judges table?