Idol Headlines for 01/21/12

‘Idol’ NBA Cheerleader Mass Bikini Photo Hunt Crashes Website – You weren’t the only one who Googled that smoking hot NBA cheerleader from “American Idol” this week — THOUSANDS of other people did too … and TMZ has learned, the massive surge in traffic crashed her manager’s website.
Merrill tells us, he typically gets about 5,000 hits a month on his website — but just moments after Kerr’s audition, his traffic ballooned to 20,000 hits. – Read more at TMZ

Kellie Pickler Shows Undeniable ‘Proof’ of Her Country Roots – Kellie Pickler doesn’t have a censor, and that’s what is so refreshingly delicious about both the country star’s personality and her music. The 25-year-old blond beauty from Albemarle, NC, is an open book about the skeletons in her family’s closet, from her father’s stints in jail to her mother’s abandonment, and even her own struggles with her weight. The storms she’s weathered on the way from small-town girl to ‘American Idol’ finalist and now country superstar have proven to be lucrative inspiration for her music, especially apparent on her third studio album, ‘100 Proof.’ In turn, this new music has proven to be therapy for the now blissfully happy Kellie. – Read more at The Boot

Album Artwork From Adam Lambert

Photo Flash: Samuel L. Jackson, Darren Criss and Angela Bassett Celebrate THE MOUNTAINTOP – The Carlyle hosted a party for THE MOUNTAINTOP star Angela Bassett yesterday. On hand were current HOW TO SUCCEED star Darren Criss, as well as Bassett’s co-star Samuel L. Jackson. Check out photos from the party below! – See the photos at Broadway World


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