Idol Headlines for 10/18/14

Leah Remini to Fill In for ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Co-Host Erin Andrews – Leah Remini will be co-hosting ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday. She will be filling in for Erin Andrews, who will be away to cover the World Series. Additionally, Pitbull will serve as the night’s guest judge, as well as perform his hit single, “Fireball.” “So excited to be back on the show, even more excited I don’t have to dance! I hope ABC has a delay, gonna speak my mind!” Remini, who competed on the 17th season of the dancing competition, said in a statement. – Read more at The Wrap

Carrie Underwood interview with SiriusXM The Highway –  The singer teases  “raw” extras on her upcoming greatest hits album that nobody has heard before. Carrie is also really coy about the rumor that prior to announcing her pregnancy, she was in the mix to perform on the Super Bowl. She never denies it.

Dave Grohl Talks Musical Journeys on HBO’s Foo Fighters Sonic Highways – TV Guide Magazine: What surprised you most during your travels? Grohl: In Nashville, I had no idea how much religion had to do with country music. All of these legends — from Dolly Parton to Carrie Underwood — were raised singing in the church. Going to New Orleans and learning about the slaves who brought their music from the Congo, Haiti, and South America: Those things shaped modern jazz. I learned so much. You think you know, but you have no idea. Did I just quote The Real World? [Laughs] – Read more at TV Guide

Derek Hough’s Bullying Nightmare: Was Strung Up By Ankles, Had a Gun Put to His Head – Derek Hough may be one of Hollywood’s hottest dancers, but life wasn’t always so sweet. The Dancing With the Stars pro suffered horrific bullying when he was a child. “On one occasion, they would tie my ankles up with a very rough rope, hang me from a tree upside down and spit on me and call me names and even held a gun to my head,” Hough remembered last night at GLSEN’s Respect Awards, where he was honored by the LGBT student advocacy group with the Inspiration Award. He was too scared to let anyone know what was going on. “I didn’t tell anybody—my parents, teachers, my friends, my sisters,” Hough said. “I kept it to myself.” Hough told me it got so bad that his family decided to move. – Read more at EOnline

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