Idol Headlines for 02/22/12

Randy Jackson guests on the Ellen Degeneres Show.

During a new interview with Z100, Kelly Clarkson confirmed that “Dark Side” is likely to be the third single from her  album Stronger.  Previously, Kelly announced the next single would be “I Forgive You”. (The Prophet Blog)

‘American Idol’s’ slow slog to live shows is zombielike – From the “Idol” season premiere on Jan. 18 to the first live performances next week, the 24 semifinalists will have been through the initial screening, live performances before the judges in their audition cities, a Hollywood solo, a Hollywood group performance, another Hollywood solo, a Las Vegas group performance, and one final solo performance this week. After each round, the majority of singers move on while the smaller group of eliminated contestants do the sad and angry mumbling trudge back to their hometowns, like so many people looking for judges’ brains to chomp down on in their rage. – Read more at MSNBC

From Singing, To Acting, To Service – MANILA, Philippines — The past month has been replete with new milestones for American Idol grad David Archuleta. For one, there is his first turn as an actor for the new TV5 serye “Nandito Ako” alongside local talents Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Eula Caballero. – Read more at

Paula Abdul $900,000 Poorer After Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit– Paula Abdul just learned a valuable lesson in court … don’t let random women slip and fall in your driveway — because it could cost you $900,000. TMZ broke the story … a woman named Jill Kohl sued Abdul back in 2009 — claiming she took a nasty fall in Paula’s driveway, during a taping of the former “American Idol” judge’s reality show “Hey Paula” … and it paid off … big time. Jill’s lawyer Robert Rodriguez Clayton tells TMZ, Paula has agreed to cough up $900,000 in damages over the incident as part of a settlement. – Read more at TMZ

Jennifer Lopez’s Twins, Max And Emme, Turn 4 (PHOTOS) – Jennifer Lopez and her new beau Casper Smart may have stolen the spotlight of late, but today, it’s all about her twins, Max and Emme, as they celebrate their fourth birthday. Max and Emme, the offspring of Lopez and her former husband Marc Anthony, have grown to be very comfortable in the media’s eye. After all, the paparazzi love to catch celebrities with their kids. – Read more at Huffington Post

Max Adler, who plays Karovsky on Glee did a bunch of interviews in anticipation of last night’s suicide themed Glee. Links: Entertainment Weekly, Billboard, TVLine, EOnline, TV Guide

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