Idol Headlines for 05/15/12 – The Evening Edition

Q&A: Adam Lambert On Trespassing, Stankface, Tracking Nile Rodgers On Twitter, And Being An Out Pop Star In 2012 – SOTC caught up with Lambert yesterday before he performed a brief set at the MLB Fan Cave, located in the former Tower Records space at East 4th St. and Broadway. – Read more at The Village Voice

Adam Lambert’s second album, ‘Trespassing,’ hits today: EW rides along on his promotional tour – What’s a typical day like for Adam Lambert? We tagged along with the the Idol alum turned Grammy-nominated solo star — whose second studio album, Trespassing, hits stores today — as he juiced, jogged, and hung with Jimmy Kimmel on a recent Thursday in Los Angeles.- Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Thank You’ Kris Allen = Confession: I didn’t watch Kris Allen’s season of American Idol. I was a fan of his song Live Like We’re Dying but never really put a face to a name. Or name to winning American Idol. Boy, was this fangirl missing out.When Kris stopped by studio, I knew exactly why America had voted for him. He is totally intriguing and utterly captivating … although I cannot figure out exactly what it is about Kris that makes him so charming (it could be that he has really great hair). – See the Video at the Insider

Oprah: ‘Carrie Underwood is so darling’ – “Carrie Underwood is so darling. Everything you love about her, you will even more. Her husband Mike is as lovely as she. So happy for both of them. Interview airs this Sunday night at 9 p.m. on NEXT CHAPTER.” – Read more at USA Today

‘American Idol’ Star Haley Reinhart Sucks on a Lollipop as She is Swarmed by Paparazzi – Haley Reinhart may have come in third place on last season’s American Idol, but that isn’t stopping this talented singer from being swarmed by the paparazzi. As Haley is busy promoting her upcoming debut album, Listen Up!, she was spotted laughing away at the photographers as she sucked on her yellow lollipop. – Read more at OK Magazine

‘X Factor’ may be singing “Oops!…” over Britney – (Reuters) – Simon Cowell and Fox television are gambling on pop icon Britney Spears and teen singer Demi Lovato to revive “The X Factor”, but for many media watchers it could be a case of “Oops!…” did they do it again? Spears, 30, and former Disney Channel star Lovato, 19, are expected to bring in bigger, and more importantly younger, audiences when the singing contest returns for its second season on U.S. television in September after a weaker-than-expected debut in 2011.
But whether viewers will tune in is less certain, and the huge check Fox and the producers wrote – Spears is reported to be getting $15 million for one season – may not pay off, pop culture and TV experts say. – Read more at Reuters

Not Worried About Britney Melting Down – Simon Cowell isn’t bothered one bit at the prospect of Britney Spears falling apart during a live episode of “X Factor” … insisting whatever happens will be ratings GOLD!! Simon was leaving ABC Kitchen in NYC last night after a dinner date with the other new “X Factor” judge Demi Lovato … when we asked the $15 million question — “Are you nervous with Britney being on live TV?” Some people are concerned about Brit because of her ongoing mental health issues … highlighted by the fact she’s still under a conservatorship. Simon is NOT one of those people. – See the Video at TMZ

‘X Factor’ Announcement Was a Bloody Nail-biter – No one was more nervous to see and hear reassembled pop princess Britney Spears at her big $15 million “X Factor” announcement yesterday than Britney herself … at least judging from her chewed up and bloody fingernails. Despite the unwavering support from her new boss Simon Cowell, Britney seems to be taking out her pre-show anxiety on her cuticles … a problem she’s been dealing with for years. – Read more at TMZ

Ryan Seacrest Buys Ellen DeGeneres’ $49 Mil Estate – Ryan Seacrest has snagged Ellen DeGeneres’ amazing Beverly Hills estate, which was listed for a cool $49 million, and he paid close to the asking price … TMZ has learned. Seacrest, who is reportedly worth $125 million and rakes in $45 million a year (these reports are sometimes off — he probably makes more) … will be the proud owner of the 9,200 square foot main house, 3 guest houses, and a couple of cement ponds. The estate sits on 2.87 acres — for Bev Hills, that’s huge. It basically covers an entire block. Our sources say Ryan is paying within a couple of million dollars of the asking price. The deal is in escrow and it will close this week. – Read more at

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