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Jennifer Lopez Returning to American Idol? "It's Not Happening," Says Source

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Rumors of Jennifer Lopez coming back to American Idol can stop now.

While speculation that J. Lo may return to the singing competition continues to grow, E! News can tell you that she has no intention of becoming a judge again.

"It's not happening," a source said.

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To be fair, Lopez hasn't publicly denied the rumors.

"I don't know what's happening over there," Lopez said while appearing on On Air with Ryan Seacrest on Monday. "I don't know. We will see. I'm always open to the infinite possibilities that the universe has to offer. So you never know."

As we've told you, Jennifer Hudson has signed a deal to be a judge next season. The move added fuel to the fire that Fox is thinking of filling the table with Idol alum. Among the other names being bantered about are Kelly Clarkson, Adam Lambert and Clay Aiken.

But, another source tells us, plans have "grinded to a halt" now that Swedish Idol honcho Per Blankens has been brought in to replace booted producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick.

Randy Jackson, Nicky Minaj and Mariah Carey have already announced they wouldn't be back. Keith Urban has said he doesn't know what is happening with his future on the show.

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