Celebrities (including David Cook), athletes team for golf event Nov. 12-13 to help kids cope with loss – The Moyer Foundation hosts its eighth annual Celebrity Golf Classic, to be held for the first time in San Diego, on Nov. 12-13 to help children affected by loss and family addiction, including those from military families. Major League Baseball All-Stars Jamie Moyer, Trevor Hoffman, David Wells, Mike Sweeney, Bret Saberhagen, Jermaine Dye, and many more will join golfers for a noon shotgun Nov. 13 on the South Course at Torrey Pines, with each registered foursome accompanied by a celebrity golfer for the round. Rock singer-songwriter David Cook, season seven winner of “American Idol,” will be playing for personal reasons. “Having gone through our own experience of losing a loved one,” said Cook, whose brother died in 2009 after a decade-long battle with brain cancer, “it’s important to me and my family that children who are hurting have access to vital support programs like The Moyer Foundation’s Camp Erin.” – Read more at delmartimes.net
PPAC’s ‘Joseph’ rides on ‘American Idol’ couple’s colorful coattails – They came up through the ranks of “American Idol,” got together while appearing in “Hair,” and are now touring in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which pulls into the Providence Performing Arts Center on Tuesday. We’re talking about Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo, who made names for themselves on the popular television singing contest, and now as husband and wife, are taking the entertainment world by storm. “We love being kids in the creative sandbox,” said Young, who says “Idol” was a great way to introduce them to the world. But now “we’re pushing hard for TV and film.” – Read more at Providence Journal
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley on Countdown USA – Carrie Underwood Sets A Fly free – Listen Here. Carrie at Brad’s Irish Pub: Brad began by saying, “We’re at the bar, where Carrie’s getting hammered!” Carrie responded, “I’m drinkin’ for two, people! That’s not funny.” Brad offered, “They say a little bit of alcohol is OK when you’re pregnant.” To which Carrie said, “I’ve not tested that theory.” “We’ve got plenty here if you’re interested.” And Carrie said, “I’ve noticed.” Listen Here.
Bethany Mota grows into YouTube, TV and fashion fame – Before her stint on “Dancing With the Stars” this season, Bethany Mota was likely the most famous beauty-fashion-social-media celebrity you’ve never heard of — that is if you’re no longer a teenager. For teens or tweens — especially those who love makeup, fashion and buying things — Bethany Mota is a style superstar. And increasingly, for some marketers, Mota is a pot of YouTube gold. Mota, a Generation Edger who turns 19 on Friday, is building herself into a powerful, global lifestyle brand atop the free-to-all platform of social media. – Read more at Los Angeles Times