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Susan Boyle Dreamed A Dream. Five Facts About The “Britain’s Got Talent” Sensation.

Susan Boyle didn’t look like much when she stepped to the microphone on “Britain’s Got Talent,” the UK version of “American Idol.” Her hair’s wack, her brows need plucking, and she did a tummy wiggle dance that was just not becoming. But once she opened her mouth, even Meanasaurus Rex Simon Cowell got teary over her flawless rendition of “I’ve Dreamed A Dream.” Show em’ how it’s done, old girl! Keep reading »

American Idol’s Adam Lambert Knocks Simon Cowell Onto His Feet. But Who Is This Guy Anyway?

On Tuesday, “American Idol” contestant Adam Lambert dramatically belted out “Mad World” by Tears for Fears, a performance so good he knocked stone cold Simon Cowell onto his feet. Cowell actually gave him a standing ovation, saying, “Words aren’t necessary but I’m going to give you a standing ovation.” Woah! We got the DL on Simon’s new fave. Keep reading »

Quickies!: Boycott Nickelodeon?

  • Hey! Love animals that talk? Want to see our editor Amelia (and her ex, actually) make a fool out of herself? Click here! [It's Todd's Show!]
  • Nickelodeon refuses to remove Chris Brown’s name from the list of Kid’s Choice Awards nominations, despite receiving thousands of requests to do so. Not that I ever watch Nickelodeon, but could a boycott be in order? [Perez Hilton]
  • “American Idol” producers thought they were upping the wow-factor by adding a 13th finalist, but they were really upping the ohh-factor. As it turns out, the sequenced telephone number for contestant 13 is already in use by a phone sex company. [TMZ]
  • Okay, so we kind of knew this already, but Kim Zolciak’s Big Poppa was indeed ATL real estate developer Lee Najjar. Why else would Kim have “Lee” tattooed on her left ring finger? [Dlisted]
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    Quickies!: Paula Abdul Doesn’t Like 4th Idol Judge & Meat Grinder Causes Accident With Penis

  • Paula Abdul isn’t hiding the fact she is not pleased with the addition of a fourth judge to “American Idol.” Retract the claws girl. [NY Post]
  • It was no secret the Obamas were getting a dog after they moved into the White House, but now they have announced what kind of dog they are getting. Sasha and Malia are going to take great care of the family pet too.[People]
  • Alaska Governor and former Republican VP candidate, Sarah Palin, will reimburse the state of Alaska $7,000 for the travel costs associated with nine trips taken by her kids. Well, at least she’s paying it back. [AOL]
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    Liveblogging “American Idol”

    Tonight, I’ll be liveblogging the latest episode of “American Idol,” starting at 8pm EST. So far, the judges have hit cities like Phoenix and Louisville, and heard some pretty atrocious voices (and a couple of good ones). Tonight our ears will split in Salt Lake City! Mormons singing, hooray!

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    Our First “American Idol” Crush Of Season 8

    Amelia and I both watched all four hours of “American Idol” Tuesday and Wednesday. It was a lot to handle, especially because they show so many terrible people and the judges are cruel to them, but we had to see whether there are any crush-worthy contestants. While he doesn’t compare to Josiah Leming from last season, Anoop Desai, a 21-year-old grad student from Chapel Hill, NC, is kind of charming in a geeky way. However, word on the street is that he doesn’t make into the top 50. We’ll be sussing out the cute-Idol situation again once the contestants get narrowed down next week. Keep reading »

    What Makes Her Qualified To Judge “American Idol”?

    You may have noticed something different about the “American Idol” premiere last night. No, they didn’t get rid of the talentless attention-whores, er, I mean competitors. But they did add something to the mix–a fourth judge by the name of Kara DioGuardi. Although I absolutely detest this show, I couldn’t help but wonder about her qualifications for judging the next idol because I had never heard of her before. Now I realize she might be the most qualified judge on the panel. Keep reading »

    Star Couplings: Matthew Fox Is Smokin’

  • Matthew Fox looks HOT in the new issue of Details. [Just Jared]
  • According to In Touch Charlie Sheen’s wife and ex-wife are finally on friendly terms. Brooke Mueller and Denise Richards have supposedly buried the hatchet for the sake of Sheen’s daughters with Richards, Sam and Lola. [Perez Hilton]
  • American Idol alums Kimberley Caldwell and David Cook have broken up. Awww, that means they won’t make bland, soft rock music together anymore! [Perez Hilton]
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    Quickies!: Celebrate Chuck Bass, Whitney Port Has A Wardobe Malfunction, & Pink Is Bad For Girls

  • You know you wanna know what “Chuck Bass Fridays” entail… [Buzzfeed]
  • The girl who sang about umbrellas may need to see a doctor about that thing on her lip. Rihanna looks like she has Katie Holmes-style outbreak. [Drunken Stepfather]
  • Could too much pink be bad for little girls? Yes. More purple! More purple! [BBC]
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    Quickies!: The Girls Next Door Have Been Replaced

  • If you haven’t checked out the VH1 “Rock of Love: Charm School Reunion” where Sharon Osbourne beats Megan’s ass, watch it above.
  • Hugh Hefner didn’t waste any time recruiting new hot blond chicks to keep him company in the mansion. He got those twins a few months ago, and now he’s added a third! [DListed]
  • Alyssa Millano is engaged. And no, it’s not to a baseball player. [PerezHilton]
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