Posts tagged "american idol"

Behold, Jennifer Lopez’s Magical Light-Up Dress Of Wonder

Last night on "American Idol," J.Lo took the stage wearing lots of face glitter and what appeared to be a wedding dress on steroids. That would have been striking enough on its own, but then -- behold! -- she became a living canvas as rainbow projections came to life on her skirt. She was performing a song from the new…

By: Claire Hannum / March 20, 2015

Report: Clay Aiken From “American Idol” May Run For Congress

Hollywood has a long and sometimes ignominious history of cross-pollinating in the political sphere.  I mean, Arnold Schwarzenegger served for eight years as governor of California. Who the hell thought that would actually happen? So I guess it shouldn't come as too big of a surprise that Clay Aiken, runner-up from the second season of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 4, 2014

Mariah Carey Compares Nicki Minaj To “Satan”

Did Mariah Carey just compare Nicki Minaj to Satan in explaining why she "hated" being a judge on "American Idol"? Oh come onnnn. I guess we know now that the leaked video of those two bickering wasn't faked. [Eonline] Model Hilary Rhoda is engaged to ex-Rangers hockey player Sean Avery. Mazel tov! [US Weekly] The…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 13, 2013

7 Shows I’m Deleting From My DVR And Why

TV is a big part of my life; I watch a lot of it, which means the invention of the DVR has been my saving grace. Over the years, I've DVRed one-off programs, of course, but a smart TV viewer knows to DVR whole series so that a brain fart on Monday morning won't lead…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2013

Steven Tyler Dresses Up In Drag, Somehow References “Paris Is Burning”

If you had told me the lead singer of Aerosmith was going to dress up in drag and refer to himself as "Pepper LaBeija from the House of Labeija" two days ago, I would have punched you in your facehole. It's a reference to the classic 1990 drag documentary "Paris Is Burning," and probably went…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 3, 2013

19 Hilarious Moments From Zoanette Johnson’s “American Idol” Audition

Nineteen-year-old Zoanette Johnson, from Tulsa Oklahoma, may quite possibly be the greatest “American Idol” contestant to ever audition in the history of the talent show. Why, you ask? Becacuse Zoanette isn’t amazingly gorgeous or slender in size. She isn’t a carbon-copy of a Beyonce-wanna-be and between her yellow blazer, brown furrah, pink blouse, shorts and red…

By: Hello Beautiful / February 2, 2013

Nicki Minaj Swears She And “American Idol” Cohost Mariah Carey Are “Fine”

The white flag has been waved and the olive branch extended …we think! Nicki Minaj has opened up about her post-fight relationship with Mariah Carey, saying that they have been “fine” since the dust up witnessed ’round the world. Carey and Minaj were feuding on the set of ‘American Idol,’ where both are new judges,…

By: PopCrush / November 17, 2012

Nicki Minaj Threatens To Knock Mariah Carey Out At “American Idol” Auditions

TMZ's grainy video of an "American Idol" audition in Charlotte, North Carolina, shows Nicki Minaj losing her temper and yelling at producers, apparently over some perceived slight by Mariah Carey. "I told them I'm not fucking putting up with her fucking highness over there," Nicki shrieks on the video. According to TMZ, before the camera…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 3, 2012

Hot Links: Nicki Minaj Heads To “American Idol”

Nicki Minaj has joined Mariah Carey as a new judge on "American Idol." [Starpulse] The legendary Phyllis Diller has died at the age of 95. [Newser; The Mary Sue] What his romantic past says about him... [Your Tango] Maggie Gyllenhaal says she is less judgmental of other parents now that she's raising two little girls.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 20, 2012

The 24-Hour Evolution Of The Mariah Carey “American Idol” Nesting Self Meme

On July 26, 2012, FOX releases Mariah Carey's "American Idol" promotional photo. Over the next 24 hours, the picture becomes a meme. Here's how it happened...

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 27, 2012

Mariah Carey Is Your New “American Idol” Judge

Basking in a $17 million payday, Mariah Carey has officially been hired as your newest "American Idol" judge. Amelia thinks this job is beneath her, while I think Mariah is just cuckoo-bananas enough for this gig to make great television. [PopCrush, Uptown Magazine] Are you a fan of "Miss Advised" or "Bachelor Pad"? Follow Amelia…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2012

Mariah Carey Might Be Your New Fruit Loop On “American Idol”

Steven Tyler is officially leaving his spot as "American Idol" kook after just two seasons ... and Mariah Carey is in talks to replace him. I couldn't think of better casting. Well, except Paula Abdul, but we've been there, done that. [PopCrush, People] Celebrity chef Curtis Stone and "Lipstick Jungle/"Beverly Hills, 90210" actress Lindsay Price…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 13, 2012

Ace Young Proposes To Diana DeGarmo on “Idol” Finale

Phillip Phillips wasn't the only one who got a great surprise on the "American Idol" finale onWednesday night. During the live show, Ryan Seacrest pulled former contestant Ace Young and girlfriend/fellow former contestant Diana DeGarmo on stage ... where, to Diana's surprise, Ace proposed! "This has always been home to us and I felt that thi…

By: TooFab / May 24, 2012

Joshua Ledet Is The One To Beat On “American Idol”

I haven't watched a single, solitary episode of "American Idol" this season, but nevertheless, I feel confident saying Joshua Ledet is the one to beat. But how can you possibly make that prediction, Amelia, if you haven't seen any of the performances? you might be asking yourself. Well, I have seen one performance: Ledet's rendition of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 3, 2012

Morning Quickies: Rihanna & Chris Brown On “American Idol”?

"American Idol" reportedly wants Chris Brown and Rihanna to reunite for a performance. VOMIT. Meanwhile, Chris Brown's alleged iPhone theft in Miami might jeopardize his probation. [PopCrush, PopCrush] Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel will marry this summer "at a private estate" and she's planning to wear a Monique Lhuillier gown, says a source. [US Weekly]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 24, 2012

Oops: Idol Winner Has Lip Sync Miss At Macy’s Parade

Entertainers of the world, we understand you need to lip sync every now and then. All we ask is that you at least come close to making it look real. Today at the Macy's parade, American Idol winner Scotty McCreery most definitely did not, notes the Huffington Post. The recording of his "The Trouble With Girls" got off…

By: Newser / November 24, 2011

Simon Cowell Says Paula Abdul Follows Him Like A Puppy

"It's like owning a dog and the dog will only sit next to its master. If she's away from me, she pines. She's unhappy. She has to sit next to me ... I like loopy. I can be a bit loopy at times, and I can hang out with her socially because she gets o…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 8, 2011

Shun, Shag, Or Marry: The Milquetoast Hosts Of Reality TV

Sure, Jeff Probst has dimples the size of the Grand Canyon, but his function on "Survivor" is pretty much only to deliver the line, "The tribe has spoken." Oh, and to snuff out that flame. Like Chris Harrison on "The Bachelor" and Ryan Seacrest on "American Idol," he mainly blends into the scenery of the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 1, 2011

Scotty McCreery & Lauren Alaina: “American Idol” Couple?

Are "American Idol" runner-up Lauren Alaina and this season’s champ Scotty McCreery dating? Rumors are swirling after Thursday’s finale when she planted a wet one on him amidst the falling confetti after his win was announced. Was she caught up in the moment, or is there more to her affections? The 16-year-old from Rossville, GA,…

By: Celebuzz / May 28, 2011

Can Scott McCreery Beat The “American Idol” Dude Curse?

Beyond walking into a ladies' bathroom or applying to a women's college, there are not all that many arenas in which being female is a distinct advantage. But if you happen to be one of the final contestants on "American Idol," having breasts and a vagina is a very good thing. Over the years, female…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 26, 2011
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