Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson Opens Up About His Dramatic Weight Loss Transformation

Randy Jackson is opening up about his weight loss journey and what encouraged him to make some necessary lifestyle changes. The former “American Idol” judge told PEOPLE that it all started with his gastric bypass surgery in 2003. “For a long time you see me on TV and people have noticed me in the...
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Why Simon Cowell Credits Kelly Clarkson With the Success of 'American Idol'

When “American Idol” first hit the airwaves in 2002, those involved with the show didn’t know exactly what to expect. The singing competition was inspired by the British show “Pop Idol,” but no one knew if the idea would take off in America. That all changed when Kelly Clarkson took the stage. The...
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