Is Jennifer Lopez Leaving ‘American Idol’?

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Jennifer Lopez hinted at leaving American Idol this morning on the Today Show…maybe a bigger paycheck will keep her on the hit FOX show. Lopez has still not made a final decision on what she will do but I am sure audition will start soon so.

“It’s been on my mind a lot, as you can imagine,” she admitted. “You know, I signed on to ‘American Idol’ to do one year, and … I wound up doing the two years. And now it’s like, ‘OK, do we continue on this journey?’ I’ve loved it so much. I enjoy the show so much. I enjoy just the whole process of the show and the whole thing. So it’s a tough decision either way. But I have to say that there are so many other things that I do, and that I put on hold for that. At the end of the day, whichever way, it’s a heartbreaking decision if I’m going to have to go.”

But is it a decision she’s already made? As TODAY’s Natalie Morales pointed out, it sounds like J.Lo knows she’s ready to go.

“I know everybody wants that definite ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ and … all I can let you in on is my own thought process with it, because that’s where I truly am,” Lopez insisted. “And the truth is, I love everybody. I love all the guys on the show. I love the family that’s there. Like I said, I’ve just enjoyed it so much. But I am thinking that maybe it’s time for me to go and do other things that I really love to do.”

But just in case that last line sounded a little too certain, she added, “But then again I really love the show. So…”

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