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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson Shades 'American Idol' Reboot By Joining 'The Voice'

Jennifer and Kelly Join 'The Voice

Ever since news of 'American Idol' reboot, Kelly Clarkson was considered to be the judge for the show's return for ABC. But it looks she is not, the season 1 winner is now joining the 14th season of 'The Voice' which airs fall of 2018. But that's not all, Jennifer Hudson is also joining 'The Voice' for the 13th season.


Jennifer is an extraordinary vocal talent and one of the premier voices of our time. She embodies the experience, expertise, positivity and sheer talent that ‘The Voice’ stands for,” Paul Telegdy, NBC’s president of NBC’s alternative and reality group, said in a statement obtained by Variety. “Her exceptional skills as a singer and actress have extended to film, television and Broadway, which makes her an incredible addition and a natural fit for our show.”

“I’m so excited to join ‘The Voice’ at NBC,” Clarkson said in a statement. “We’ve been going back and forth with them for years on joining their team and the timing hasn’t been right until now. Ever since NBC and I worked together on my Christmas special years ago we have established an amazing relationship and I have always loved coming on to either mentor, or perform on ‘The Voice’ over the years. I can’t wait to turn my chair and see the faces of up and coming artists that I may be able to help get that push and support they’ve been needing to break into this industry. Watch out Shelton… I’m comin’ to win!”

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

TV NEWS: 'American Idol' Gets Revived By ABC

 'American Idol' Is Returning

It has been officially confirmed today that 'American Idol' will returning next year. After reports his past week of the show returning to ABC. The network has confirmed it will be resurrecting the show next year March of 2018

Here is video of the network confirming the news.

No word yet if Ryan Seacrest will returning as host. HE is not the co-host for 'Live With kelly Ripa' as for the judges, Kelly Clarkson has been rumored to be joining the show as judge.

Do you think American Idol Should Come Back?

Friday, May 6, 2016

'American Idol' Finalist Ricky Smith Dies In Car Crash

 Rickey Smith Dies In Car Crash

2016 has officially becoming one of the worst years for celebrity deaths. It has been sadly reported that 'American Idol' finalist Rickey Smith was killed in a car crash  in Oklahoma City. TMZ reports that a drunk driver was driving on the wrong lane and slammed into Rickey's vehicle. He died, but the other person survived and was booked for DUI.

Rickey Smith competed on the 2nd season of American Idol

Ruben Studdard, who won season 2, responded to his death on Instagram


Tuesday, December 8, 2015

'American Idol' Contestant Marque Lynche Mysteriously Dies at 34

 Marque Lynche Dies

Former 'American Idol' contestant Marque Lynche who appeared on the 3rd season of the show as semi-finalist has mysteriously died  at 34 this past Sunday. Reports say he was found dead in his apartment by roommate. Marque was also former Mickey Mouse Club member along with Britney Spears, Justine Timberlake and Ryan Gosling. He also appeared on broadway in the Lion King 


Monday, May 11, 2015

FOX Announces 'American Idol' Will End Next Year

American Idol To End In 2016

It has been announced today by the FOX network that American Idol will end its 15 season run in 2016.

FOX announced the news in the FOX up fronts for the 2015-2016 TV season describing the final season to be a 'season long celebration'The show premiered back in 2002 and produced many stars such as Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and Carrie Underwood. 

Ryan Seacrest on twitter that next season 'will be emotional' 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

'American Idol' Contestant Dies Of Cancer At 32

Joanee Borgella Dies At 32

American Idol contestant Joanne Borgella has passed away early today at the age of 32 from a very rare form of cancer. TMZ reports she had endometrial cancer which attacks which attacks 'the lining of the womb.

Her family released an official statement of Facebook.

She appeared the 8th season of American and the second contestant from the show to die this year. Back in August, American Idol finalist John Michaels also passed away

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Fantasia Responds To Baby Daddy Custody Battle

Custody Battle Drama

American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino is dealing with a custody battle drama with her baby daddy Brandel Shouse who is the father of her now teen daughter Zion.

He has come out with new legal documents claiming that he is a 'better parent' than her and should get full custody of their daughter Zion. This is the same guy who choke and abused her when she was a teen and pleaded guilty for domestic abuse; the two were high school sweethearts. 

Fantasia has come out to TMZ saying that he a 'deadbeat sperm donor' and has never given her a dime. 

Her rep also says that he has had very little contact with Zion.

"Fantasia Barrino is currently involved in a Child Custody, Visitation, and Child Support legal proceeding filed in Mecklenburg, North Carolina. The lawsuit was filed by Mr. Brandel J. Shouse, the father of Fantasia’s 13-year-old daughter Zion. Despite living in North Carolina, Mr. Shouse had very little personal contact with Zion and has provided no financial support for her. The case will not be heard until 2015. Fantasia is confident that legal process will move forward smoothly and that the Court will make a decision that is in the best interest of Zion.”

Saturday, August 2, 2014

R.I.P : 'American Idol' Finalist Michael Johns Dies From A Blood Clot

Michael Johns Dies 

Sad news in world of American Idol. One the of the finalists of the has passed away yesterday at the age of 35. Michael Johns, who came in 8th place on the show back in season 7 in 2008 died from a blood clot in his ankle.Michael Johns was originally from Australia, according to TMZ

His audition video

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Fantasia's Friends Fear She Is Suicidal Again

Celeb: They're have been reports today that that Fantasia might be suicidal again after Antwaun Cook dumped her on Thanksgiving and went back to his wife. She had a son with him 

Her friends have said she has not been coping well with the breakup and they fear she might kill herself. Radar Online reports she has been crying non stop and can't barely get out of bed. She has also been muttering that karma bit her in the ass.  Her friends also says that no man will ever love her like he did. Back in August of 2010, she attempted suicide .

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

OFFICIAL: 'American Idol' Judges Announced For Season 13

Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban confirmed for Idol

Judges Announced

Reality News: It has been officially announced today by Usmagazine that Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick J and Keith Urban will be judges for season 13. It has been rumored for a wile now that JLO was going to coming back to Idol. She served as judge back 2011 and 2012. Keith Urban will return for 2nd year and Harry Connick Jr, who appeared as an Idol mentor in the past, will be newest judge.

I don't know how this will turn out. Honestly, it's not sparking my interest to watch the next season.  

What do you think?

Friday, May 31, 2013

OFFICIAL: Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj Leaving American Idol

Both Ladies Announce Departure

Other Reality News: It looks American Idol producers will ave to find two more new judges for season 13. It has been announced that Mariah Carey and Nicki Minak WILL NOT return to judge American Idol next season. I mean are we really surprised? 

They both announced their departures on twitter. Mariah Carey will be going on tour now that she another hit single with #Beautiful and Nicki Minaj tweeted she will focusing on new music. Randy has already confirmed that he won't return next season and it was recently announced that Jennifer Hudson has sign up to judge the show next season. 

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Jennifer Hudson To Become American Idol Judge


New American Idol Judge

Other Reality News:  It has been announced recently that former American Idl contestant, Jennifer Hudson, is finalizing a deal to become the next American Idol judge for season 13. We saw this season at it's lowest ratings and the producers think bring back former idol contestants as judges will revive the show. Adam Lambertm Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken are also being considered. Howeverm Kelly Clarkon already made it clear she won't be a judge.

Adam Lambert is interested in the gig and would join ina  heartbeat if the prodeucers give him the offer. As for the judge this season, Randy has already made clear that he won;t return next season. Keith, Nicki and Mariah are still questionable. 

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Jet Magazine Rejects Fantasia Barrino Pictures

Jet Magazine Rejects New Fantasia Pics

Fantasia is responding to Jet magazine who rejected her new pictures that she took because the team did not like her new look, so they added a 10 year old picture of her in the cover.

Here is the rejected picture.

She is outraged about the whole ordeal and responded in her instagram page

"This saddens Me!!! It is clear that this picture is 10 Years Old and JET Magazine puts it on the Cover!! After I send them the NEW LOOK AND DIRECTION. . SAD!!! I WANT A PUBLIC APOLOGY FROM JET‘Now im not sure if the interview is correct. SEE!! America they and use me as they crash Dummy BUT NO MORE. IF I DONT STAND FOR SOMETHING ILL FALL FOR ANYTHING.’

Do yo think Jet magazine was wrong for rejecting her pictures?

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