Idol Headlines for 01/11/12 – The Evening Edition

Miles Siggins won’t be styling the Idol boys any more. He tweets, “big announcement! not dressing the boys on @AmericanIdol this season…but still dressing @RyanSeacrest. so I’m not responsible!!!”

Pia Toscano tweets, “Had the priviledge of meeting with David Foster today  such an incredible honor to be in his presence.”

X Factor’s Astro is set to play the hip-hop club, Southpaw in Brooklyn on Wednesday January 11. Check this link for more info.

Jennifer Hudson on Broadway? Dreamgirls Oscar Winner Says ‘I’m Coming!’ – “Everyone keeps asking me, ‘Jennifer, what’s next?’” Hudson told Broadway.com at a January 11 press event for her new book I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down. “And [Broadway] is something on my list. I’m coming to Broadway eventually!” Is there any role in particular that would get her to the Rialto stage? “I don’t know yet,” she said with a laugh, “But I’m coming!” – Read more at Broadway.com

X Factor’s Rachel Crow Talks ‘Stolen’ Songs, Emotional Collapses, and Crack-Baby Jokes – Rachel on how hard she fought to sing her own songs, plus the last minute song switch from “Forget You/Ain’t Know Mountain High Enough to “Were Did Our Love Go/Baby” that left her uncomfortable. And, the song she wanted to do for Michael Jackson week was performed by another contestant instead, along with the concept she wanted to use. Read more at TV Line

Brooke White Expecting First Child – “We’re so excited,” White tells PEOPLE. “By the time the baby’s born, we’ll have been married eight years. I met Dave when I was 19 years old — we’ve been together a really long time, and we’ve always wanted to be parents.” – Read more at People

I Did NOT Turn Down ‘Precious’ Because of the Weight Thing! – The Weight Watchers spokeswoman was in NYC last night … when she explained, “I did NOT turn down the role because of the weight thing … I turned it down because I felt it was just too graphic for me at that time.” Hudson’s explanation seems to contradict what she told “Dateline” earlier this week (below) … when Jennifer said she passed because, “I would have had to be the big girl again.” – Read more at TMZ

How to Succeed Headliner Darren Criss to Sing Backstreet Boys Music in Imogene, Co-Starring Kristen Wiig – In the movie, Criss plays a guy from New Jersey “in a ’90s impersonation band,” the film’s co-director Shari Springer Berman told New York Magazine. “I made him work really hard,” Berman said, without revealing which Backstreet Boys songs Criss would tackle. – Read more at Broadway.com

Glee Star Darren Criss – After joining Glee with a rousing performance of Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream” during the second season, Darren Criss instantly became one of the hit show’s most recognizable cast members. Now a beloved series regular as the flamboyant Blaine, the 24-year-old is branching out (sort of) with a quick stint on Broadway this month in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Criss spoke about fending off moms and teen girls on the Glee tour, his upcoming turn opposite Kristen Wiig in the raunchy adult comedy Imogene, and why his parents grounded him before his prom. – Nice photo and more at Details

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