Headlines: The Voice’s Chris Mann has Emergency Appendectomy

Kellie Pickler’s I Love Kellie Pickler Season 2 Has a Premiere Date on CMT – On the heels of a successful first season, CMT will premiere a new season of “I Love Kellie Pickler” on August 25 at 10 PM ET/PT. The docu-comedy follows the country music star and personality as she navigates her madcap relationships with friends, family and the unpredictability of couplehood alongside husband, Kyle Jacobs, her complete opposite. The 2015 series debut marked CMT’s highest rated premiere among W18-49 since 2008. – Read more at CMT.com

The Voice singer Chris Mann has emergency appendectomy – On Tuesday night Chris Mann, currently touring in the title role of “The Phantom of the Opera,” was taken to the hospital for an emergency appendectomy. He is expected to return next week to the Kennedy Center’s stage, where the tour alighted Wednesday and is scheduled through August 20. – Read more at The Washington Post

Choreographer Wade Robson Calls on the Michael Jackson Estate to Release Gag Agreements With Possibly Abused Boys – Wade Robson, the choreographer and director who has appeared on his own MTV show and So You Think You Can Dance, has made a new move in his suit against the estate of Michael Jackson. Robson filed suit against the estate in 2013, alleging that he had been a protege of Jackson between the ages of 7 and 14 during which time the singer had sexually abused him. The civil trial is expected to start in March of next year. Those payouts are the focus of Robson and his lawyers focus. Lead council, John C. Manly of Manly, Stewart and Finaldi said that they would like the Jackson estate to release the families involved from their confidentiality agreements so they can tell their story. “If Michael Jackson truly had nothing to hide, then the Jackson Estate should have nothing to fear from allowing the families they paid off to speak out freely.” – Read more at Vintage Vinyl News.com

Bindi Irwin Congratulates ‘DWTS’ Partner Derek Hough on Emmy Nom With Adorable Pic – Bindi Irwin is sending love to her Dancing With the Stars family! The season 21 winner celebrated Derek Hough’s Emmy nomination for Outstanding Choreography on DWTS with a sweet note on Thursday. “Wishing @derekhough and the entire @dancingabc family the biggest congratulations for the Emmy nominations,” the 17-year-old wildlife conservationist wrote alongside an adorable pic of her and Hough holding a koala. “Incredibly blessed to have been a part of the magic that is created on the show.” – Read more at CBS8

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