Last Lap: Is Nicki Minaj Officially Out As An American Idol Judge?

Britney Spears gushes about baby girls, a suspected trespasser is arrested outside Taylor Swift’s house, and Chris Brown will feature a late R&B legend on his next album.

  • For the past few days, rumors have circulated that all four current American Idol judges won’t return next season. Randy Jackson has already bowed out, and a new report says Nicki Minaj has confirmed she’s not coming back. [Us Magazine]
  • Though Britney Spears has her hands full dealing with her young boys, she’s definitely up for having another child — especially if she can have a girl. Nothing wrong with adding another lady to the household. [The Hollywood Gossip]
  • Just weeks after purchasing a new home, Taylor Swift is already dealing with unwanted guests. A male was caught on a private road near the Rhode Island property and remains in police custody. [E!]
  • R&B songstress Aaliyah continues to inspire other artists years after her tragic death. First Drake used vocals from the late singer, and now Chris Brown is following suit by layering some of Aaliyah’s previously unreleased material in a new track. [MTV]