FIRST LOOK: J.Lo in New Season of ‘American Idol’

The new season of American Idol is rapidly approaching – and we finally get a glimpse of Jennifer Lopez’s returning role as a judge on the singing competition.

In a new promo video for the hit FOX show, we see snippets of the 42-year-old Boricua superstar and her fellow Idol judges, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler. “You know you’re going to be a star, right?” Lopez tells one contestant in one scene. (Check out the promo video below and tell us what you think).

Jennifer Lopez Dodges Questions About New Man Casper Smart

In other J.Lo news, it’s being reported that Lopez spent Thanksgiving weekend with her new beau, Casper Smart. According to Us Magazine, Lopez and the Los-Angeles-based dancer were in Hawaii together with Lopez’s 3-year-old twins Max and Emme. A source told the magazine that Casper was great with Lopez’s children. “He was twirling them around and doing flips with Emme and she seemed very comfortable with him,” the source said.

Is J.Lo Getting Serious With Her New Man?

TMZ has photos of Lopez and Smart embraced on the beach together and, according to Fox News Latino, seemed as though they were enjoying each other’s company. Before Smart, J.Lo was romantically linked to hottie actor Bradley Cooper. We’re not sure how serious the relationship is, so we will take it with a grain of salt.

Back to American Idol, check out the promo for the new season below: