Report: Jennifer Lopez to Replace Mariah Carey Mid-Season on 'Idol'

April 24, 2013 AT 11:54 AM
The Hollywood Reporter is claiming that the producers of 'American Idol' hatched a secret plan to replace Mariah Carey with former judge Jennifer Lopez for the remainder of the season in order to boost the low ratings. The publication claims that Carey got wind of the situation, and threatened legal action. Kristina Behr has the details.