Idol Headlines for 05/29/12 – The Evening Edition

Skylar Laine tweets that she’s in Nashville, TN and writing songs with some impressive collaborators, including Luke Robert and Hillary Lindsey.

Read an excerpt from Glee star, Chris Colfer’s children’s book, “The Land Of Stories” at Click on the “Click to Look Inside” for the Prologue and part of the 1st chapter. The book follows twin brother and sister as they magically fall into a land of fairy tales.

Kris Allen Associated Press Interview

Adam Lambert on etalk

Adam Lambert Talks Gay Marriage – Adam Lambert stopped by New.Music.Live yesterday and during his candid interview with Lauren, Adam gave his thoughts on Jay-Z’s recent support for gay marriage. Adam called Jay a “gentlemen” for supporting a cause so close to the singer’s heart. “Everybody should be able to be protected by the law and have equal rights,” Adam tells Lauren. He insists both Jay-Z and President Obama’s public stance on gay rights is setting an example to others. We have to take steps in the right direction,” he said. Have a listen below. – Read more at New Music Live

Carrie Underwood and Ottawa Hockey Fans Make Nice – Country sweetheart and converted hockey fan Carrie Underwood thought she understood the passion of the sport’s most avid followers, but nothing could have prepared her for the backlash she faced when her husband, NHL player Mike Fisher, was traded to the Nashville Predators in February of 2011. – Read more at The Boot

The Shields Brothers Punch Yahoo! In The Face With Rock ‘N’ Roll – But that certainly wasn’t the last we’d see of the Shieldses, oh no. Since prematurely leaving “The Voice,” they’ve kept busy cranking out the covers on their hilarious YouTube channel; working with rock gods Bret Michaels, Ace Frehley, and Michael Anthony; and dropping by Yahoo! Music, where they recently played a couple original songs for Reality Rocks and indulged in a highly entertaining interview with me and my faux Purrfect cat. It was a magically Voicey day…and I finally got that Shields Brothers T-shirt I’d been coveting! See Rory and Tristan Shields serve up some Red Zone realness below… – See the Video at Reality Rocks

Arsenio Hall Tests Syndicated Talk Show Waters – Back in the headlines after his recent Celebrity Apprentice win, Arsenio Hall is mulling a return to the syndicated talk show circuit. I hear Hall has been in talks with CBS TV Distribution about a project that also may involve Tribune. There are no deals in place but if conversations materialize, Hall will likely film a presentation. CBS TV Distribution declined comment. Immediately following his Celebrity Apprentice victory a week ago, Hall spoke publicly of his desire to return to television in a more permanent fashion. – Read more at Deadline

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