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

David Archuleta tweets, “Landed safely! Hellooo Manila!!! And thanks for the warm welcome!!”

Kellie Pickler performs today at the Consumer Electronics Show Sony booth at 4:15 PM. More information HERE.

Steven Tyler, Ryan Seacrest and Randy Jackson will guest on the Tonight Show on Friday 1/20. The musical guest is Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Randy Jackson.

Joe Wesley Photography w/ Syesha Mercado II

Watch exclusive behind the scene footage of Joe Wesley as he shoots Syesha Mercado in a beautiful Miami Loft. for more info.

Chris Rene – Less than a year ago, then 28-year-old Santa Cruz native Chris Rene was collecting trash for a living and battling a drug and alcohol addiction. Today, exactly three weeks after taking third on the first season of FOX’s The X Factor, Rene is at the top of the iTunes charts, nearing a record deal, designing a fashion line, and just over 11 months sober. Motivated by fellow Santa Cruz musician James Durbin’s rise to the top on American Idol, the rapper/songwriter worked up the courage to audition for The X Factor back in September. It was there that Rene touched the heart of America with his original rap song “Young Homie,” and his inspiring story. Read more at Good Times.

Drew Ryniewicz Honored With the Key to the Chino Valley – Drew, who won the hearts of those in Chino Valley, is honored at the Town Council meeting. Drew Ryniewicz is in the spotlight yet once again, this time in Chino Valley, where the Town Council honored her with a special proclamation and the “key to the City”. See the Photo at Prescott News

Glee’s Lea Michele Is a Candie’s Girl! Stylish Star Named New Spokeswoman – Glee’s resident red carpet diva is about to profit from her increasingly cooed-over sartorial style, as E! News has exclusively learned that Lea Michele has been named the newest spokeswoman for Candie’s. “Lea’s fans are the same as Candie’s fans,” an insider for the fashion brand told E! News. Read more at EOnline

Jennifer Lopez Asked To Renounce Fiat Relationship Due To Terrorist Ties – In an open letter released Thursday, the United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) group told Lopez, “By endorsing Fiat, you are serving as a spokesperson for a company that freely does business with a regime that is developing an illegal nuclear weapons program, financing and sponsoring terrorist groups including al-Qaeda, has killed American and NATO soliders and is recognized as one of the world’s leading human rights violators.” A Fiat subsidiary called Iveco sells and distributes trucks in Iran, a portion of which have reportedly been used as a means to relocate missiles and to “stage gruesome public executions.” – Read more at Huffington Post

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