Headlines: Sarina Joi-Crowe Life after American Idol

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Accidentally Locking Son Isaiah in Car: ‘It Was Such a Random Thing’ – “It was such a random thing, we were at the airport,” Underwood explains of the terrifying July incident during an interview with Lisa Dent & Ramblin’ Ray on their US99.5 radio show. “My husband and I both got out at the same time, and both shut the door at the same time, and immediately one of our dogs — I still don’t know what one it was — jumped up on the control panel on the door,” she says. “[We] heard the thing click, and I was like, ‘The doors locked, the doors locked, the doors locked.’ ” – Read more at People

Life after ‘Idol’ begins for Sarina-Joi CroweThis interview is a real eye-opener – Life after “American Idol” included a July performance at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, during the “Idol” nationwide tour. Some music labels, managers and industry experts expressed interest in Sarina-Joi, but no one offered a contract. “I’m not in a rush to be famous, with people watching my every move,” Sarina-Joi said. “I got a taste of that on ‘American Idol.’ It’s a blessing I get more time to perfect my performances, time to pull everything together.” n search of a steady paycheck, Sarina-Joi started booking appearances at small venues and clubs like Legends, where she worked as a hostess as a teenager before and during “American Idol.” She plans to return to the Columbia steak house as a part-time hostess or waitress this month. – Read more at Columbia Daily Herald

“The Voice” winner Craig Wayne Boyd to sing at the Barbour County Fair – “I don’t think anyone on ‘The Voice’ had an advantage,” he said during a telephone interview from Nashville. “Everyone had different experiences. Some of us had performed more. Some had vocal training, which I never had.” – Read more at the Exponent Telegram

Sarah Potenza says ‘The Voice’ was a game-changer – “Before ‘The Voice’ I had written the songs for a record,” Potenza said. “But in the [music] industry today, you need money to be heard. You need to hire a publicist. A promoter. Too many times I’ve seen other people get the attention, and I didn’t. ‘The Voice’ gave me the chance to get the $40,000 I need. I couldn’t have gotten to this level without the exposure from ‘The Voice.’ ” She said she has developed a camaraderie with contestants on singing reality shows, such as Crystal Bowersox from “American Idol.” “You feel this weird kinship and connection … no one can really know what you’ve been through unless you’ve been through it yourself,” she said. – Read more at Providence Journal

Pulling a Britney? Bindi Irwin Rehearses for Dancing with the Stars with a Python – n photos released Wednesday, the teen conservationist meets and rehearses with her professional partner Derek Hough at the Wildlife Learning Center in Sylmar, California, wearing a sparkly pink ballroom dress – and a snake wrapped around her shoulders. – See the photo at People

GLAAD Gives Fox First “Excellent” Grade For TV Network – The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s 9th annual “Network Responsibility Index” report also gave ABC Family, with series like Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters, its third excellent grade. But the first for Fox and inclusive shows like Empire, Glee and So You Think You Can Dance marks a reversal for the broadcast network after it received a failing grade in the inaugural NRI report in 2006. “The network’s progress is a testament to intentional efforts towards inclusion and the evolution of the TV landscape on the whole,” the GLAAD report stated. The NRI report charted the quantity, quality, and diversity of LGBT representation on network TV shows that aired between June 2014 and May 2015. – Read more at THR

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