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It was almost a sure bet that when they hired Jennifer Lopez to be a judge on "American Idol," she would bring something new and exciting to the table. It didn't take long for JLo to prove that she is absolutely a mega star with the shining personality that the show really needed.
Jennifer Lopez has so many time tested talents under her belt that no one doubts that her bits of wisdom should be listened to with very open ears and minds. When she gives advice to the young contestants on the show, they can be sure that she gives it from her own personal past experiences.
JLo has brought a lot more to the "American Idol" family than the network suits were probably able to foresee. It is an absolute treat just to watch her to see what outfit styles she will wear and what hairstyles she will sport from week to week. Here are few of the special moments on "American Idol" that only Jennifer Lopez could make happen.
Handling Shirtless Men With StyleDuring one of the early shows when contestants were still trying out, one male contestant announced to Jennifer that he has had a crush on her for a very long time. He went on to tell that he had to take his shirt off to show off his muscular body to her. Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler hopped right out of their seats to get in on this fun. They both stood on either side of the man and lifted their shirts with him. Jennifer handled this crazy show with so much class and style. She gave them all a wow and a huge smile. She gave some lighthearted applause and kept her cool through it all.
P. Diddy As A GuestIt is a well known fact that Jennifer Lopez and P. Diddy have had a friendly relationship that goes back many years. The fact that Mr Diddy came on as an early guest on "American Idol" is surely directly related to his friendship with JLo. Considering all of the talented people that Jennifer has befriended over the years, there is no telling what other stars may show up to surprise us all on the show.
Singing Happy Birthday To Steven With StevieOne of the most exciting moments on the "American Idol" so far this season was when Stevie Wonder appeared on the stage. He came out singing and gave Steven Tyler quite a surprise with a birthday song to honor his special day. Jennifer was a class act once again when she got right up to sing along with everyone else in honor of Steven Tyler and his birthday. Anytime Jennifer sings unexpectedly on the show, it is a very special treat. We can only hope she does it much more often.
Bringing In Marc Anthony
Jennifer Lopez went the extra mile for all of the contestants that perform on the show by bringing in her husband to give each of them some extra tips. Marc Anthony is such a high powered and high energy performer that his advice to the young artists had to be priceless. Jennifer proved once again that she is even more than all of the wonderful things we already know about her. Marc Anthony also proved what a great guy he is by taking time out of his hectic schedule to help these wonderful young performers.
The Debut Of Her New SingleMany fans had been waiting with baited breath for the first peek at Jennifer's new single, "On the Floor" when it had a debut on one of the early showings of "American Idol" this season. The song was electric with a beat that made it hard to sit still while watching. Jennifer looked absolutely stunning in the body clinging styles that she wore in the video. Her decision to debut this video on the show was another extra special treat.
There is no telling what other unusual treats Jennifer will come up with for us as the show moves on through the season. She has definitely won over the hearts of most of the hard core "American Idol" fans. It is pure pleasure to watch her interact with Steven Tyler. We can only hope that the producers of this show go to great lengths to keep these wonderful judges for future seasons of the show.