Randy Jackson is leaving "American Idol"
For any American Idol diehards, you remember the early days of the game show when the judges were a ironclad trio of Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. Now after finding the magic formula (aspiring talent plus celebrity content), the judges have included everyone from Nicki Minaj to Ellen DeGeneres to Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler. Jackson is the only judge to go the distance - lasting 12 seasons on the reality show. Other statistics have shown that this is the worst season, ratings-wise, in American Idol history.