Requiem For a Who: Idol Weekly Remembers American Idol

In 13 years and 14 seasons, American Idol has seen just a handful of success stories that live up to its name. Contestants like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, and Daughtry have become legitimate superstars, leaving an impact on popular culture that extends beyond the Fox show’s shadow. But most of… »5/11/15 12:50pm5/11/15 12:50pm

Here's Definitive Proof that J.Lo is the Queen of the Universe

Last night on American Idol, judge Jennifer Lopez debuted her new song, "Feel the Light," from the soundtrack to the animated kid's film Home. It's an inspirational ballad that demonstrated that the vocal coach from her HBO special should probably get a raise. J.Lo began with a piano accompaniment and a gorgeous,… »3/20/15 10:30am3/20/15 10:30am

Miley Cyrus's X-Rated VMA Performance Horrifies Everyone Everywhere

Miley Cyrus took a cue from the Linda Blair Playbook during her "Blurred Lines" duet with Robin Thicke — who was dressed like a natty member of a 1920s chain gang, incidentally — at the MTV VMAs last night. Specifically, she danced with some life-sized teddy bears, took off her furry teddy (get it?) to reveal nude… »8/26/13 9:10am8/26/13 9:10am

Jennifer Lopez Will Once Again Crush Dreams on American Idol

American Idol could hardly have face its 13th and therefore unluckiest season ever without the judicial services of Jennifer Lopez, who is, according to several super-excited reports, about to ink a deal that would have her return to the judge’s chair and, in a fair yet firm voice, crush people’s dreams of stardom. »8/04/13 4:00pm8/04/13 4:00pm

American Idol Is Replacing All Four of Its Judges (with Corn on the Cob!)

I wish. Maybe I'm just hungry, but how great would it be if Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicky Minaj, and that other one all disappeared and were replaced by four buttery corns on the cob with googly eyes stuck on them? I might even start watching that dumdum show. (HAHA LYLAS, CORN, BUT NO I WOULDN'T.) »5/10/13 9:00pm5/10/13 9:00pm

Jason Segel and Michelle Williams Call It Quits, Were Probably Totally Adorable About It

Uuuuuuuuuuugh, whyyyyyyyyyyy? Why can't anything just be FOREVER like in the MOVIES? Why can't movie stars just stay in unhappy relationships in order to bolster my own personal insecurities about the validity of true love!!?!? Come on, guys, it's the least you could do. Anyway, #1 Most Delightful Post-Poehler/Arnett… »2/26/13 8:00pm2/26/13 8:00pm

Kelly Clarkson Rips Into Clive Davis Over Portrayal of Her in His Memoir

Kelly Clarkson took to her WhoSay account today to speak out on the entire chapter about her in Clive Davis' new memoir The Soundtrack of My Life. "It feels like a violation. Growing up is awesome because you learn you don't have to cower to anyone—even Clive Davis." So what did Clive say that got her so riled up? »2/19/13 4:40pm2/19/13 4:40pm

Massive Lawsuit Calls American Idol Producers a Bunch of Racists

9 former American Idol contestants — Corey Clark, Jaered Andrews, Donnie Williams, Terrell Brittenum, Derrell Brittenum, Thomas Daniels, Akron Watson, Ju'Not Joyner and Chris Golightly — are banding together to sue the singing competition for ousting them as part of a racist ratings-boosting plot. The attorney at the… »1/25/13 9:00am1/25/13 9:00am

So Is the Mariah & Nicki Feud Staged Or Not? You Be the Judge

The first two episodes of American Idol premiered this week after three months worth of free publicity from the very public feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. Many have charged that the acrimony is staged to hype up the show, which now competes with several celebrity-judged singing contests. and get people… »1/18/13 5:20pm1/18/13 5:20pm

Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj Fight in Front of Live Audience of TV Critics During Press Tour

The feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj wages on after the two woman began arguing in front of a live audience of television journalists at today's American Idol panel at the TCA winter press tour. And it all started after they were asked to say something nice about each other. They even fought about their feud,… »1/08/13 4:40pm1/08/13 4:40pm

Mariah Carey Throws Major Shade at Nicki Minaj During Barbara Walters Interview

Mimi was very Mimi last night for her Nightline interview with "good friend" Barbara Walters. She used the word "festive" twice, hung out in the mermaid room of her Manhattan penthouse (which has been converted into a playroom for dem babies), and managed to get in a nice little dig at reported rival Nicki Minaj,… »1/08/13 10:25am1/08/13 10:25am

Rihanna and Chris Brown Maybe Did Sex in a Bar Bathroom Last Night

Yes, Rihanna and Chris Brown put their faces on each other at a club in the Meatpacking District this past evening after arriving within five minutes of each other. Like the classiest mating call displayed on a Discovery Channel special, Breezy "raised his shirt and was dancing promiscuously" in Rihanna's general… »10/03/12 9:00am10/03/12 9:00am

Kate Middleton Got Giggly As She Greeted Topless Islanders

Kate Middleton giggled uncontrollably as she and Prince William visited the Solomon Islands and were presented with garlands by topless women from the village of Marau, likely because being presented with boobs are kind of on-the-nose for her right now. The islands were the latest stop on the royals' Diamond Jubilee… »9/18/12 9:00am9/18/12 9:00am

In Assholic Move, Russell Brand Forces Wardrobe Girl to Show Him Her Tits

In a case of movie title imitating life, Russell Brand's facial hair refused to begin filming Eric Idle's new musical What About Dick? until he convinced a wardrobe assistant to flash him. He actually delayed production for two hours, haranguing her the entire time. A source said: »8/03/12 9:00am8/03/12 9:00am

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