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Quickies: Kara DioGuardi Opens Up About Rape & HBO Has Already Renewed “Game Of Thrones”

  • Former “American Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi opens up in her new memoir, A Helluva High Note, about the molestation she suffered as an 11-year-old and her experience as an adult being date raped by a well-known music producer. DioGuardi writes that she kept the rape to herself for years out of fear that angering him would ruin her career. [PopEater]
  • Drama! A “Glee” extra has leaked the identities of the prom king and prom queen on Twitter (but fret not — there’s no spoiler at the link). Heads will roll! [Crushable]
  • 100 songs, $100 in aid relief to Japan — what could be a better deal? A group called Songs of Love for Japan is selling 100 songs from artists like Tori Amos, Sara Bareilles, Ani DiFranco, and Elizabeth and the Catapult, and donating proceeds to ShelterBox, a charity that helps in disaster areas. (If $100 is too steep for your pocket, you can get a sampler of 20 songs for $20!) It runs through Thursday April 21st at 10:00 a.m. EST, so hop to it! [Songs Of Love For Japan]
  • ZOMG, check out these 13 recipes featuring Cadbury creme eggs. Those brownies look amazing! Someone bake these, please. [BuzzFeed]

  • HBO has renewed “Game of Thrones” for a second season after airing only one episode. Geeks rejoice! [EW.com]
  • And speaking of “Game of Thrones,” is the show feminist or not? Entertainment Weekly‘s Jennifer Armstrong investigates. [EW.com]
  • That white stuff Vanessa Hudgens was licking off her fingers at Coachella? Her rep says it was melted white chocolate. Amelia still isn’t buying it. [Amy Grindhouse]
  • Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne and the other stars of “Bridesmaids” posed for a drunk shopping-themed spread for Harper’s Bazaar. How badly do I wanna go drunk shopping with Kristen Wiig? [Styleite]
  • Charlie Sheen brought one of his “goddesses,” Natalie Kenly, to court today for a custody hearing regarding his twins with Brooke Mueller. Classy! [TMZ]
  • Halle Berry canceled plans to appear on Broadway in “The Mountaintop” so she could sort out custody drama with her ex, Gabriel Aubry. [Young, Black & Fabulous]
  • Behold, the eight cheesiest lines from “William & Kate,” Lifetime’s original movie about the happy couple. (Personally, I was disappointed by the utter lack of cheesiness. I expected more from you, Lifetime.) [NYmag.com Vulture]
  • Playgirl reportedly wooed the 28-year-old son of Tea Party’s Rep. Michele Bachmann, Lucas Bachmann, with a photo spread offer, but he turned it down. [PopEater]
  • “Real Housewives”‘ star Jill Zarin said she got a “liquid facelift.” What the heck is that? [People]
  • Tween star Demi Lovato, 18, is leaving her Disney show, “Sonny With A Chance,” after a stint in rehab to focus on her recovery. She also told “20/20″ that she’s been cutting herself since age 11 and “feel(s) horrible” for attacking her backup dancer, Alex Welch, last year. [Celebuzz, TMZ]
  • Liv Tyler and her grandma will publish an etiquette book called Modern Manners in 2012. Random. [Washington Post]
  • “Boardwalk Empire” star Paz de la Huerta has been slapped with five misdemeanor charges, including attempted assault, after attacking Samantha Swetra from MTV’s “The City” at a party last month. [PopEater]
  • Karl Lagerfeld is allegedly making a perfume that smells like books. As in, paper. [Styleite]
  • Gang Starr’s MC Guru died on Monday at age 48 from cancer-related causes. RIP! [MTV]
  • Rumor has it Blake Lively and Penn Badgeley were seen holding hands at Coachella. The “Gossip Girl” duo broke up this fall after a three year relationship. Damn, now I’ll never get my chance with Penn! [ONTD]
  • Debbie Gibson and Tiffany, the two reigning pop queens from the ’80s, are planning a tour together. Britney and Christina, this is your future! [PopEater]
  • Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding will be livestreamed on the royal’s YouTube station. [NYmag.com]
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