Former American Idol
bandleader Rickey Minor has been following the upheaval on his former show closely " and gives his enthusiastic endorsement to rumored new judge Jennifer Lopez
. "J. Lo would be amazing because she has it all," Rickey, who left Idol
in June for The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
, tells In Touch
. "She's great, she was on the show and I worked with her and Tom Cruise
on the MTV Movie Award performance. She is a mother, ..."