Randy Jackson has just announced he will be leaving American Idol after this season!
Randy has been on the show since DAY ONE so this is a pretty big shocker...
"Yo! Yo! Yo! To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on 'American Idol' I have decided it is time to leave after this season."
Randy continued, "I am very proud of how we forever changed television and the music industry. It's been a life changing opportunity but I am looking forward to focusing on my company Dream Merchant 21 and other business ventures."
More details and updates as the story developes at TMZ.com