L.A. Reid Resignation Letter Makes It Official
March 17, 2011 at 10:20 AM (PT)
As ALL ACCESS first reported YESTERDAY, (NET NEWS 3/16), ISLAND DEF JAM Chairman ANTONIO "L.A." REID has indeed resigned to be a judge in SIMON COWELL's upcoming singing competition, "THE X FACTOR."
TODAY (3/17) he made it official with this letter to his staff:
To my ISLAND DEF JAM family:
After much consideration, I have decided to leave my position as Chairman of the ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP.
I have always thrived on growth and the next great challenge, and I look forward with much enthusiasm to what the future holds.
I am extremely proud of our beautiful roster and all we have accomplished in my seven years with IDJ. We continue to have incredible success together with today’s most phenomenal superstars ... RIHANNA, JUSTIN BIEBER, MARIAH CAREY, KANYE WEST, BON JOVI, JENNIFER LOPEZ, NE-YO, RICK ROSS, THE KILLERS, THE-DREAM, CHRISETTE MICHELE, JEEZY and LUDACRIS to name a few.
I want to thank all of you for your amazing contributions.
With Warm Regards --