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How J.Lo's New $17.5 Million "Idol" Contract Compares To Other Reality Judges'

Poor Kelly Rowland.

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The worst kept secret in Hollywood came out today: Jennifer Lopez will be back on American Idol for the Fox reality show's upcoming 13th season. Joined by Harry Connick Jr. and fellow alumni Keith Urban, J.Lo will return to the panel she called home for Seasons 10 and 11... for a mere $17.5 million. But don't be fooled by the rocks that she's got. J.Lo's new salary still pales in comparison to some recent/current reality TV judges, as per the ranking below.


Unfortunately, L.A. Reid's salary for his two-season stint on The X Factor and Harry Connick Jr.'s contract for his upcoming Idol gig have not been revealed. But there's no way either compared to...