Mega dance company bred culture of sex, silence, dancers say – The Associated Press did an investigation one of the world’s leading dance competition company’s Break The Floor and found accusations of sexual assault and manipulation by the company’s founder, famous teachers and choreographers. “Break the Floor’s reach extends across the entertainment industry to some of the biggest names in music, television and social media. Alumni and faculty have danced on stage with Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift, at the Oscars and the Super Bowl. Company instructors have appeared on “Dancing with the Stars,” “Dance Moms” and “So You Think You Can Dance.”” Read more at Associated Press
Chayce Beckham Reveals How Luke Bryan Supports Him After ‘Idol’: It’s An ‘Open Door’ – Actually, Chayce has spent quite a bit of time with Luke since the show ended, to the point where they’ve become very close. “He’s been really good to me,” Chayce admitted “I appreciate him so much. It’s an open door, pretty much. Anything I need, I can call him. If I need advice or help with something or I just wanna go fish, I can call him up.” After the release of his EP Doin it Right, Chayce says he has “…a lot of gas left in the tank for a follow-up and songs I’m really eager to still get out. These six just told a good storyline of stuff going on in people’s lives.” Read more at Hollywood Life
One on One with Adam Lambert – Adam is about to embark on a mini-tour of Florida and a date in Georgia. He shares what to expect from his concert, “As for the material I’m going to do, I’m going to give you a mix of a bunch of different things. People that have been on this ride from the beginning, since American Idol, that is a very special fan that has been that loyal for that long, so I always try to keep them in mind and pull some memories from the Idol days and give them the rock ‘n’ roll they want. [There will] definitely be a little bit of Queen in there; I’m going to be on tour with Queen later this summer in Europe, so I’m getting myself warmed up for that. [There will also be] some surprises, some new covers and stuff, too, and stuff from my most recent album, “Velvet,” which unfortunately, because of the pandemic, sort of got washed away with the timing of all that. But it’s an album that I’m really proud of.” Read more at The GA Voice
Simon Cowell on RETIREMENT Rumors and Wedding Planning (Exclusive) – Press day for America’s Got Talent took place earlier this week – “‘Extra’s’ Terri Seymour caught up with Simon Cowell amid filming for the new season of ‘America’s Got Talent’! Simon dished on the acts that have impressed the judges so far and also addressed rumors that he’s retiring. Plus, he talked wedding planning with fiancée Lauren Silverman.
Katy Perry on American Idol Spats With Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie – Katy Perry speaks with ET’s Matt Cohen about season 20 of ‘American Idol,’ where the Top 20 was whittled down to the Top 14. The 37-year-old singer talks about finally seeing eye-to-eye with her fellow judges, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie, during the first live round of the singing competition on Monday. Earlier this season, when it came to Luke and Lionel’s thoughts on a few contestants, Katy reveals she ‘didn’t really agree with them’ at all.
Luke Bryan Jokes He’s a Better Farmer Than Blake Shelton: ‘He’s Pretend Farming’ – “He’s pretend farming,” the “Drink a Beer” singer says of Shelton, as the host asks what The Voice coach does “down there” on his Oklahoma ranch. “I mean, he’s just putting out like wild grasses — stuff that literally will grow on Mars,” Bryan says. “I’m actually planting stuff that human beings can enjoy. I’m not feeding a bunch of rabbits and moles and stuff. Blake’s farming earthworms and stuff.” – Read more at People