By now you’ve probably caught LeAnn Rimes’ strange “X-Factor” duet with Carly Rose Sonenclar. To me, she just sounded like she was trying to out-sing a 13-year-old who’s more talented than her. And she did it in a very Jenna Maroney from “30 Rock” sort of way. Julie calls the sound that was coming out… More »
Sometimes life imitates TV — and not in a good way. In a bombastic, ridiculous, I-can’t-believe-I’m-watching-this way.
Take LeAnn Rimes performing on “The X-Factor” Wednesday night with finalist Carly Rose Sonenclar. Rimes pulls a total Jenna Maroney (from “30 Rock”), and attempts to upstage a child, just like Maroney did on the fictional singing… More »
Last night, Britney Spears made her “X-Factor” debut, and it was priceless. Britney is back, and she is, well, super weird, making strange facial expressions and seeming kind of blank. But whatever, I could watch Britney Spears simulate real human emotion forever. And you know, she’s not the easy judge everybody thought she’d be. She… More »
From the waist up, Nicole Scherzinger looks stunning. But hello, what’s happening from the waist down? Those pants look like strange, bizarro thermal underwear. And are people still wearing drop-crotch pants? Because they really shouldn’t be. What do you think of the “X-Factor” judge’s look?
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If you’re a celebrity, it’s not unusual to request a long list of luxurious items to make you feel right at home in your dressing room. No request is too big or too small (or too ridiculous) to be accommodated. That, and death may come upon the head of the person who says no. Here’s… More »
We all have dreams, goals and aspirations: For some, it’s to one day have a family. For others, it’s to run a successful business. For Yorkshire’s Chloe Victoria, her dream is to make it big as a singer on “X-Factor,” Britain’s version of “American Idol.” There’s nothing particularly surprising about that, except that Chloe… More »
You might think British people are all “quietly drinking tea” and “reserved dignity” and “the Queen’s English.” But then you watch this video of teen disasters Abby and Lisa auditioning for British show “The X Factor” and you realize that no, they’re exactly as mortifying as everyone else. … More »
A contestant on the UK’s largest talent search show “The X Factor” got a little, shall we say, over-excited when his turn to sing, uh, came up. Steve, an unemployed 50-year-old man, sang “It’s My Party” while his daughters looked on in horror backstage. “I don’t know what’s happening,” uttered one as she… More »