When American Idol powers back up in March—like the mosquito that flew away just as you were about to crush it—don’t expect any of its new judges to be the mean judge.
After a long and protracted courtship, the producers of the dreaded American Idol reboot and Lionel Richie reached an agreement securing his spot as judge for the most disastrous television reboot of all time. And everyone knows you can’t be a judge on a singing competition show without a catchphrase, right?
After weeks of negotiations and holdouts caused by apparent budget restraints, American Idol is close to finalizing its judging panel. What a journey it’s been.
American Idol’s ongoing issue with securing a judging panel for its dreaded return is perhaps one sign that the show is ill-fated from the start. Nonetheless, the producers need just one more expert to join Katy Perry and country singer Luke Bryan and it would be nice if it wasn’t another white person.
Just after the entire President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities jumped ship, Donald Trump has announced that he and Melania will break from presidential tradition and skip this year’s Kennedy Center Honors which recognizes accomplishments of artists. Everyone is thrilled.
Dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade was one of five artists selected for the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors, which comes with the skin-crawling caveat that winners visit the White House, now a bastion of white nationalist sympathizers and defunders of the arts, to attend a celebratory reception. De Lavallade …
Out of the two male Famouses recently undergoing very public divorces, I have enjoyed the sheer ridiculousness of Brad Pitt’s artistic aspirations but I relate the most to Ben Affleck, who is “working on himself” in the wake of his divorce.
Sportscaster Dick Vitale, possibly the world's most enthusiastic human being, expressed his love for "fabulous entertainer" Lionel Richie in the best possible way on Monday night.
During Sunday’s BET Awards, Nicki Minaj won the Best Female MC trophy and took time during her acceptance speech to dress down her competition. Considering her only contemporary chart-worthy rival is Iggy Azalea, it’s safe to say Iggy was the target of her shade (thrown while professing “no shade”).
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Musician Lionel Richie (L) and his daughter Nicole Richie perform onstage during Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert presented by ACM held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 2, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In Midweek Madness, we learned that Nicole Richie was allegedly demanding $100,000 for her wedding pictures. We also learned that neither Ok! nor Star, In Touch, Life & Style or Us purchased them. Enter German tabloid In magazine!
Last night on Glee, two favorite couples dated for about 15 minutes, then were painfully torn asunder to drag out their storylines for the rest of the season. Also: A Jessica Simpson fatty joke and the requisite singing and dancing.
All different kinds of celebrities showed up at the Staples Center today to pay respects to the King of Pop. A gallery, after the jump.