Badly Budgeted American Idol Offers VIP Disney Perks As Pay

Katy Perry's paycheck from American Idol caused more than enough problems for the show. Apparently the show's accountant and financial advisor are both non existent positions and everyone just sort of wings it when it comes to picking a number to pay staff. read more

Idol Scraping the Bottom for Judges

With only a few weeks left to go until discovering singers with an exploitable tragic backstory, American Idol is still without a full roster of hackneyed grossly made up talking mannequin judges. read more

Failed American Idol Assaults Bar Bouncer

Hope her management has arranged security for her security since she's gone public with her bouncer's lives don't matter stance. read more

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Kelly Clarkson Nostalgic

Kelly Clarkson gave an emotional performance during the final season of American Idol. Clarkson broke into tears during her musical number as she caught herself in a monitor and realized she looks like Carrie Fisher even though she's only thirty-three. The judges cried... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... read more

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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... 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 ... 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,... read more