It’s Official Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj Confirm ‘American Idol’ Departure!!!

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The rumors are true…the divas’ of American Idol will both be leaving after just one season on the show. Mariah’s PRfirm tweeted the news writing, “W/ global success of ‘#Beautiful’ (#1 in 30+ countries so far) @MariahCarey confirms world tour & says goodbye 2 Idol,” and Nicki wrote, “Thank you American Idol for a life changing experience! Wouldn’t trade it for the world! Time to focus on the Music!!! Mmmuuuaahhh!!!”The ladies did not bring the boost in ratings as expected along with the tension that lasted all season long. The new panel of judges will may inlcude former contestants like Jennifer Hudson.

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