Kelly Clarkson Nostalgic

Kelly Clarkson gave an emotional performanceduring the final season of American Idol. Clarkson broke into tears during her musical numberas she caught herself in a monitor and realized she looks like Carrie Fisher even though she's only thirty-three.The judges cried too, contemplating the conclusion of the easiest paycheck they'd ever received. American Idol leaves the stage after fifteen years of jettisoningmediocre...read more

Tell Us How You Really Feel About American Idol, Dave Grohl

Ratings for the 12th season of American Idol, for the lack of a nicer term, suck whale balls and they have dropped almost every week since the debut. Last week, the show's ratings were down 33% from the same time last year, so it's safe to say that people are growing tired of Nicki Minaj lecturing drama club kids about talent. Or maybe they're just tired of talent shows like The Voice or X Factor in general, but...read more

Friday Afternoon Headlines

ALICIA KEYS - will sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on February 3rd. Or 4th, or 5th, or whenever it is that Saints fans run out of beer bottles to throw at Roger Goodell and they can start the game. (e!) AMERICAN IDOL - returned Wednesday and had it's lowest ratings ever for a season premiere, down 19 percent from last year, which itself was down 24 percent from the year before. Fox has had...read more

Thursday Afternoon Headlines

NICKI MINAJ - called Mariah Carey a "bitch" during last nights premiere of 'American Idol'. And also before the premiere, after the premiere, and every other time Mariah Careys name has ever come up. (radar) JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT - will film some nude scenes for her show 'The Client List' on Lifetime, but it's pointless because they will then blur everything before the broadcast so you wont actually see her naked. I...read more

Nicki Minaj is already cursing out Mariah Carey

There were rumors that Mariah Carey didn't want 'American Idol' to hire Nicki Minaj as a judge because the two didn't get along. According to this footage from the auditions in Charlotte yesterday, those rumors were 100 percent true. Nicki: "...and if you've got a fucking problem, handle it. I told them I'm not fuckin' putting up with her fucking highness over there. Figure it the fuck out. Figure it out." Mariah: "Oh...read more

Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban started judging 'Idol' today

After finally making things official over the weekend, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban are in New York this afternoon for their first day at work with Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson as the judges on 'American Idol' this season. The hope of course is that Urban will bring in the country music demo, while Minaj can attract fans of marching bands and frightening entourages. (image source = bauer griffin)read more

Randy Jackson will be back on American Idol

Despite a million rumors to the contrary, Randy Jackson will apparently be returning as a judge on ‘American Idol' this season, at least according to this tweet by Simon Cowell and this report in the Hollywood Reporter. It seems the plan is still to have four judges this year, with Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj the front runners to join Jackson and Mariah Carey. Negotiations with Enrique Iglesias have ended because of...read more

Randy Jackson out on 'Idol', Keith Urban sort of in

It's been rumored for months that Randy Jackson would not return to 'American Idol' next season, and now the LA Times says his departure is all but official, causing a void that the show will replace quickly and easily. TMZ has a source (possibly a two-week old copy of the Hollywood Reporter) saying Keith Urban will replace Jackson and "take the third judging spot alongside Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj." Officially,...read more

no one has any idea who the new American Idol judges are

Despite Us magazine saying Nicki Minaj is all set to be a judge on 'American Idol', apparently it's not all set, nothing is all set, and no one even knows how many judges there will be, much less who they are. The Hollywood Reporter says a four person panel with Carey, Minaj, country star Keith Urban and Latin, um, person Enrique Iglesias is a very likely scenario, People mentions Minaj, Iglesias and Nick Jonas, while...read more

Nicki Minaj is the second new American Idol judge

Though it was just reported 12 days ago that 'American Idol' producers wanted Sean Combs to replace Steven Tyler and join Mariah Carey as a judge next season, two sources now tell Us.com that Nicki Minaj is all but official. "I'm not sure the deal is completely done yet, but yes, she is definitely doing it," one insider reveals. "A few more slight things to sign off on but it is happening." A second source says...read more

'American Idol' wants Diddy to be a judge

'American Idol' producers have reportedly asked Sean Combs to be a judge next season, in essence replacing Steven Tyler and joining Mariah Carey who replaced Henifaa Yopez. So if you're on 'Idol' next year, just don't do anything when the music starts and then say "yeah that's right' at the end. Diddy will think you're a genius. (source = new york post)read more

Mariah Carey announced as new American Idol judge

After weeks of speculation, Fox officially announced today that Mariah Carey will be a judge on the upcoming season of 'American Idol' after signing a contract reportedly worth between $12 and 17 million per season. For now the only 2 judges are Mariah and Randy Jackson, though he's also expected to be replaced before next season. Either way, the process for us to ignore the American Idol winner will never be the...read more

Jennifer Lopez was actually "dumped" by American Idol

When word first got that Jennifer Lopez was talking about leaving 'American Idol' two months ago, some immediately speculated that it was simply a tactic to get a raise. But then she kept talking about spending more time with her family, and how hard it was for her to leave, and today she called Ryan Seacrest and it was all so sweet and touching that I cried for like an hour. Oh but in reality she won't be back...read more

Jennifer Lopez has officially quit 'American Idol'

Everyone got the gist of this one from the headline, right? Thank God. Now here's Maggie Q at Comic-Con yesterday. THIS CHICK IS UNDERRATED! She should have been the new Catwoman instead of giant headed Anne Hathaway. Catwoman should be lithe. Anne Hathaway is clunky. I could kick Anne Hathaways ass, and that's not just empty bragging, I mean it. In fact I'll fight almost any girl or child you can think of. (image...read more

Mariah Carey "in serious talks" to judge American idol

Unfettered by their experience with demanding pain in the ass Jennifer Lopez, Us.com says ‘American Idol' producers want demanding pain in the ass Mariah Carey to replace her as a judge next season. If anyone could handle her it should be Randy Jackson (he's her manager) but this supports previous reports that the plan is to clean house and get 3 all new judges, so he'll be gone too. "They are in serious talks with...read more