Idol Headlines for 01/16/12 – The Evening Edition

Tomorrow, Jennifer Hudson will be signing copies of her new memoir at the Jennifer Hudson Weight Watchers Center at 1350 E 47th St. in Chicago. The first 200 people in line will get to meet Hudson and get their book autographed at the 11:30 a.m. event. Via NBCChicago

Rachel Crow tweets, “Guess what guess what we found a house! I love it not my own bathroom but I only have to share with my sister so almost there”

As ‘Idol’ Returns, It Must Face New Rivals – “American Idol” is returning to the Fox network this week amid a growing roster of competitors, but its stars and producers say they sense no threat from the other singing contest on Fox this season, “The X Factor,” and especially not from the version on NBC, “The Voice,” that will start a second season next month. – Read more at the NY Times

Fantasia’s Boyfriend Caught Cheating: ‘She Had The Baby To Keep Him,’ Says Pal – Just one month after Fantasia had a baby with boyfriend Antwaun Cook, a pal close to the former American Idol winner exclusively tells that he’s been cheating on her — even before she was pregnant! “Antwaun has been cheating on Fantasia all along, just like he cheated on his wife with Fantasia,” the source said. Read more at RadarOnline

Last night James Durbin was Chris Jericho’s special guest at WWE and sat in the front row:

@IAmJericho: Backstage in Oakland with Lil James Durbin…

Clay Aiken talks about the skills he brings to Celebrity Apprentice.

American Idol’s Pia Toscano on the Best and Worst Fashion at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards – When American Idol’s Pia Toscano competed on the reality show last year, she was always talked about for not only her amazing voice, but also for her incredible sense of style. So who better to weigh in on the hits and misses of last night’s Golden Globe Awards than the singer herself. – Read more at OK Magazine

X Factor’s Chris Rene on Fear of Cover Songs, Childhood Dance Class, and Unplugged Dreams – Chris Rene showed off the many sides of his personality during Season 1 of The X Factor: Crowd-pleasing urban artist, sensitive acoustic troubador, and optimistic young dad struggling to overcome a drug addiction. TVLine caught up with the third-place finisher to talk about his memorable audition, his fight to perform a second original track during the season, and a live-performance snafu you may or may not have caught. – Read more at TV Line

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