Idol Headlines for 04/07/12

Rays Announce Ceremonial First Pitches, Anthems for Season Opener – Prior to the Rays-Yankees game on Saturday, April 7, “American Idol” finalist Shannon Magrane will sing the national anthem. The 16-year-old Magrane is the daughter of former Major League pitcher and Rays broadcaster Joe Magrane. – Read more at

Fantasia Barrino Taking $500,000 Hit After Foreclosure Nightmare – Fantasia Barrino’s finally putting her financially turbulent past behind her — dumping the giant house in North Carolina she nearly lost to foreclosure in 2009 … but the therapeutic real estate move is costing her nearly $500K. Fantasia has listed the 5-bedroom, 38,768 sq. ft. mansion in Charlotte for $800,000 — nearly $500,000 less than what she paid for it in 2007 … $1.3 million — and you can bet she won’t get her asking price. – Read more at TMZ

Justin Bieber – Boyfriend (Cover) – Andrew Garcia & JRA

Nigel Lythgoe: I’m really not nasty! The Nasty Nigel persona stuck in the UK, but in America I’m Nurturing Nigel

The prized possession you value above all others…

My life! I nearly lost it twice in 2003. First I had a heart attack, then peritonitis [inflammation of the abdomen] after my appendix exploded. I was in hospital for three months and they removed 15ft of my intestine.

I blame the heart attack on Simon Cowell. We were on holiday in Barbados and he made me drink and smoke too much. Then one night he got me dancing with some transvestites. Back in America a few days later I collapsed! Read more at Daily Mail

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