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Randy Jackson Says He's 'More Proud' of Jennifer Hudson 'Than Any American Idol Winner' - Watch!

Randy Jackson and Jennifer Hudson are together again!

On Thursday (September 22), the 66-year-old music producer and the 41-year-old EGOT winner had a mini American Idol reunion on her new daytime talk show, The Jennifer Hudson Show.

During their chat, the reminisced about the first time they met at the Idol auditions in Atlanta over 18 years ago.

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Kelly Clarkson Brings Her Two Kids To Walk of Fame Star Ceremony

Kelly Clarkson‘s two children, River Rose and Remington Blackstock, are all grown up!

The 40-year-old singer and talk show host was surrounded by more family members and the original American Idol judges – Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul – for her Walk Of Fame Star Ceremony on Monday (September 19) in Hollywood.

All three former Idol judges spoke about Kelly during her ceremony before she posed for pictures with her official star.

“Where we were very lucky with Kelly was that not only could we find someone with a hell of a good voice, but she also had this amazing sense of humor, personality, charisma,” Simon shared in a press release, adding that American Idol would not have so popular if not for Kelly.

Kelly‘s star is the 2,733rd on the landmark and is located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd in front of Ovation Hollywood.

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'American Idol' Judges Ranked By Who Appeared on the Most Seasons (Including Several Judges You Probably Forgot About!)

There have been 20 seasons of American Idol so far (with another coming next year) and throughout those two decades, there have been 14 different people who have sat behind the judges table.

The longest reign in the judges chair is 12 seasons while three different judges only appeared on one season. We bet you totally forgot that some of these people were even on the show!

Another fun fact is that only three seasons of American Idol have had four judges while the other 17 seasons all had just three judges.

One thing that has remained constant throughout all 20 seasons is that Ryan Seacrest has been the host every single year. The first season he co-hosted with Brian Dunkleman and then he was a solo host for the remaining 19 seasons.

Click through the slideshow to see who appeared on the show for the longest span of time…

Paula Abdul Shocks Ryan Seacrest with Her Comment About Simon Cowell During 'American Idol' Return

Paula Abdul is the guest judge on the latest episode of American Idol and she made a comment about former co-star Simon Cowell that completely shocked host Ryan Seacrest.

The moment happened when Ryan did a video call with fellow former judge Randy Jackson, who appeared on FaceTime via an iPad.

“I’m so excited to see Randy!” Paula said when she saw him on the iPad. He then said, “It feels like old times, right?”

What Paula said next is what completely shocked Ryan and the rest of the audience.

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Kelly Clarkson Reunites with 'American Idol' Judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, & Paula Abdul!

Kelly Clarkson brought the American Idol season one group back together!

On her new show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, Kelly brings on former judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, and Randy Jackson, as well as the runner up Justin Guarini!

Of course, Kelly went on to win season one of American Idol and it launched her successful career.

If you missed it, be sure to check out this clip of Kelly Clarkson forgetting the name of an extremely famous person!

We cannot wait to see the videos from this upcoming appearance! Stay tuned!

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Original 'American Idol' Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul & Randy Jackson to Reunite on 'The Kelly Clarkson Show'!

The OG American Idol reunion is happening!

Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, the original judges on the first seasons of American Idol, will reunite on Season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson‘s brand new talk show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, People confirmed on Wednesday (August 21).

“Just seeing how she’s done as an artist and now how she’s progressed on TV, not everyone’s like this by the way…she is the most loyal, nice person, I mean genuinely, she is how she is off-camera as she is on-camera. She doesn’t need to be told what to do, she knows exactly what she’s doing. And she’s a great person. She’s real, sweet, funny, a great girl. We’re lucky we found Kelly on the first season of Idol. I don’t think I would be standing here today,” Simon recently said at an America’s Got Talent taping on Tuesday (August 20).

This reunion will take place 17 years after Kelly won on the first-ever season of American Idol. Here’s what to expect on her new TV show!

Randy Jackson & Wife Erika to Officially Divorce Four Years After Split

Randy Jackson and estranged wife Erika are officially set to divorce after first filing papers four years ago.

The judge signed off on the dissolution of their marriage in December according to TMZ, and the two are set to be officially divorced on February 7.

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Erika first filed for divorce in September of 2014 after 18 years of marriage, citing “irreconcilable differences.” The couple had no prenup, and their divorce settlement has been kept private.

Randy and Erika have two adult children together.