EXCLUSIVE: Fantasia To Move In With Married Lover; In Talks For Another Reality Show
Fantasia Barrino and her married lover Antwaun Cook are planning to move in together – despite the fact that her family does not approve.
RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively that the couple are making plans to move in together and have been in talks with VH1 for a new reality show about their rollercoaster relationship.
The former American Idol winner recently reconciled with Cook after she unsuccessfully tried to take her own life when he ended the relationship.
Read more at Radar Online
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Fantasia Moves Forward Despite Personal Challenges
Fantasia has endured a roller coaster couple of weeks, as the mainstream and tabloid media have veered from one controversy (the singer being named in a divorce case that includes sex tape allegations) to the next (her being hospitalized for a “medical overdose”). But that isn’t stopping the former “American Idol” champ from honoring a previously scheduled promotional tour in support of her third album, “Back to Me” (J Records, Aug. 24).
Responding only to questions about the album via e-mail to Billboard, Fantasia says the love- and independence-fueled “Back to Me” has “allowed her to give back exactly what and who everyone fell in love with” during her “Idol” turn.
Read more at Billboard.com
Joe Perry — The Steven Tyler Shove Was an Accident
Joe Perry claims he never intended to shove Steven Tyler off of the stage during an Aerosmith concert in Toronto earlier this week … no matter how intentional it may have looked on the video.
A rep for the band tells TMZ, “Joe wanted his fans to know he would never deliberately push Steven off the stage” … noting that Joe is a “total gentleman.”
Read more at TMZ
Adam Lambert Visits Children’s Hospital Boston
@AdamLambert: “Just visited Children’s Hospital in Boston. Good reminder to appreciate life’s value. Those kids have such incredible spirits in the face of illness. I’m inspired.”
Adam Lambert, Drew Barrymore In Gay Media Awards Show
A show that takes a peek behind the scenes at GLAAD’s 21st Annual Media Awards features singer Adam Lambert and actress Drew Barrymore.
The hour-long special, titled The Advocate On-Air: The GLAAD Media Awards Special, premieres Friday on all-gay cabler here! TV.
The show cobbles together short video vignettes originally produced for Here Media’s gay-themed online properties, which include Advocate.com, Out.com, Gay.com and SheWired.com.
Read more at OnTopMag.com
‘Idols’ talk tour, future plans, show
“American Idol” is TV’s most popular show. But it’s also in a major transition period as producers mull new additions to the judging panel to replace the departed Simon Cowell.
Meanwhile, the “American Idols Live! Tour 2010” continues. The tour rolled into Arco Arena in Sacramento on Wednesday.
Casey James, Didi Benami, Tim Urban, Crystal Bowersox and Aaron Kelly were on hand to discuss the tour, future plans and the future of “Idol.”
Read more at appeal-democrat.com
Bucky Covington Plunges Head First Into ATV Race
Country artist BUCKY COVINGTON took part in the 3rd annual reunion show for “Fisher’s ATV World, ” which was being taped for the OUTDOOR CHANNEL, on SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th in PATTON, PA. Fans got an unexpected surprise from BUCKY when he and his twin brother ROCKY and band mates competed against each other in an ATV skills obstacle course to get the crowd pumped before the concert.
Read more at All Access Music
Sons of Sylvia ‘Hanging On’ to Carrie Underwood Tour Gig
Sons of Sylvia, the trio of brothers comprised of Ashley, Adam and Austin Clark, are currently enjoying the gig of a lifetime, opening up for new bride Carrie Underwood on her Play On tour. But the guys, who seemed to come from obscurity to get the coveted role most artists only dream of, admit it’s still a bit shocking to them as well.
“She invited us by a phone call, ” Ashley recalls (quote via CMTT). “She called us and asked us if we wanted to open up for her, and I was like, ‘Um, let me check my schedule … Of course we want to open up for you!'”
Read more at The Boot
Is Steven Tyler the Key to Making ‘American Idol’ Good Again? Dream On …
After months of rumored judge candidates — Chris Isaak! Harry Connick Jr.! Justin Timberlake! Betty White! (OK, that one was wishful thinking, but we’ll take Betty on anything) — Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton, said during an interview with The Newark Star-Ledger that his bandmate had signed a contract with ‘American Idol.’
So, all should be right in the land of ‘Idol, ‘ and viewers should expect a rejuvenated show come next January, right?
Read more at TV Squad
CNN is Waiting to Announce Piers Morgan Deal
Piers Morgan’s long, slow march to CNN continues — but not apace.
An individual close to the parties confirmed that CNN is nearing an official announcement to have the British journalist and “America’s Got Talent” host replace Larry King at 9 p.m. The network.
Read more at The Wrap
Can Simon Cowell save our summer?
Who was it that said April is the cruellest month? Ah, yes,
T S Eliot, that’s who: breeding, lilacs, blah blah blah. What did the Nobel Prize-winning Eliot know anyway? He should have stuck to cats. August is clearly the cruellest month.
Look out the window. Even if it’s sunny, I bet you’ll be clouded over by the afternoon, unless you’re on a Greek island, in which case, go and have a swim or something. August is almost always rubbish, the best weather behind us, the worst of it to come; after the Bank Holiday next week, there’s nothing to look forward to until… well, May 2011.
Read more at Telegraph.co.uk