Jennifer Lopez Confirms She's Leaving "American Idol"

By: CBS News, Posted by Chelsey Moran
By: CBS News, Posted by Chelsey Moran
Jennifer Lopez said Friday that she

** FILE ** In this March 30, 2008 file photo, Jennifer Lopez attends the premiere of "Shine A Light" featuring The Rolling Stones in New York. Lopez has signed on to star in an unscripted series for the cable network TLC following the stylish actress-singer-businesswoman as she juggles her career with mommy duty. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

(CBS News) Steven Tyler isn't the only star leaving "American Idol."

Jennifer Lopez said Friday that she's also departing the Fox series after two years as a judge.

Lopez shared the news on "Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's radio show.

"I honestly feel like the time has come that I have to get back to doing the other things that I do," she told Seacrest. (Listen to the audio here.)

Her representative, Mark Young, also confirmed her exit, according to the Associated Press.

Lopez's announcement comes a day after Tyler revealed he would not be returning to the show.

The singer/actress has been hinting that she would be leaving "Ido

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