Idol Headlines for 10/13/10

Kelly Clarkson Shooting Season 10 Promo in Nashville

Idol producers are in Nashville today shooting Kelly Clarkson’s Season 10 promo! @GSafarian:”Gotta say…Kelly has such wonderful energy about her, she brings out the best in the crew. Everyone is smiling on set. I love that!”

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“We’re Interviewing Kelly now…she’s so genuine, funny and humble…I’m becoming more and more of a fan with every answer. Seriously!”

So You Think You Can Dance 8 auditions begin today in Oakland CA. Nigel Lythgoe tweets, “I am in Oakland this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday auditioning dancers for #SYTYCD Season 8. Check out for details C U there”


Ryan Seacrest Out of ‘Casa di Pace’

SELLER: Ryan Seacrest
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
PRICE: $14, 950, 000
SIZE: 10, 000+ square feet, 6 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms

YOUR MAMAS NOTES: Late last night, while perusing all the new real estate listings in Los Angeles, Your Mama discovered that too tan and meticulously manicured radio and television tycoon Ryan Seacrest hoisted his Los Angeles, CA mansion on the market with an asking price of $14, 950, 000.

Read more at The Real Estalker


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Siobhan Magnus is ‘crazy’ about Steven Tyler on ‘Idol’

Since wrapping up her “Idol” obligations, Magnus has been rehearsing with her band, Lunar Valve, and they will debut a new song “Where Demons Lie” at Sunday’s big Halloween celebration in Hyannis. She’s also pursuing a possible role on Broadway and is writing a children’s book.

“I’ve got a few different crazy ideas, ” she said.

She’d like to bring her uncle’s show “A Night At The Rock Opera” to the Great White Way, she’d like a record deal with her band — but first they must find a manager — and she’s working with the publishing arm of “Idol’s” agents on a kid’s book based on a silly Dr. Seuss-style poem she wrote for one of the show’s contestant minders.

“They’ve lowered the tryout age to 15. I was 20 when I was there and it was scary when they were really mean, so I can’t imagine being 15, ’’ she said.

Read more at The Boston Herald


Adam Lambert arrives in Malaysia

Photo: @AdamLambertZone

Adam Lambert performs in Malaysia 10/14

Adam Lambert arrives in Malaysia


Photos: Adam Lambert arrives in Malaysia

Adam Lambert: Hello Malaysia

Continuing his massive Glam Nation tour, Adam Lambert arrived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia earlier today (October 13) ahead of his concert tomorrow.

The “American Idol” stud looked a bit subdued as he made his way through the airport, with fans and paparazzi all around.

See the photos at Celebrity Gossip


Kris Allen shooting video with the RUFL yesterday, , a flag football program specifically designed for children with developmental delays & disabilities, ages 5-17


Bernie Williams and Kris Allen to be Honored at Little Kids Rock ‘Right to Rock’ Benefit to Restore Music Education to Public Schools

The event will also honor Season 8 American Idol winner, Kris Allen in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of music as well as his philanthropic efforts on behalf of children. Allen became a supporter of Little Kids Rock through “Little Kids Rock Across America, ” sponsored by the Dr. Phil Foundation.

“Music is a major influence not only to a kid’s overall education but also their creativity, ” says Allen. “I’m excited and honored to be recognized by an organization that contributes so much to this cause.”

Read more at Digital Journal


Lance Bass Supports Adam Lambert’s Decision To Tone Down Act

“I don’t think it’s that out of the question especially if you go into someone else’s country, ” Bass told at a news conference Tuesday announcing the 2010 American Music Awards nominations.

“You have to respect the laws, the beliefs… you might not have to believe it yourselves but it is all about respect and I think there’s a time and place for everything and if it’s not the time and place for that then you should change your act.”

Read more at RadarOnline


American Idol contestant Nikki McKibbin at suicide prevention benefit at Best Friends

Nikki McKibbin, the North Texan who finished third in the debut season of American Idol, will be the featured guest at “Strides for Shauna, ” a show and date auction set for Saturday, Oct. 16, at 8:30 p.m. at Best Friends, 2620 E. Lancaster Ave., in Fort Worth.

This second annual show, held in memory of Shauna Greaham who died Oct. 13, 2008 of suicide, will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

In addition to the show and the date auctions, the event will include a 50/50 raffle.

Read more at Dallas


GQ’s Bald 100 Power List

Sure, power lists are great — the ones we read in Forbes, Time. But how about a pop culture power list solely featuring chrome-domed gentlemen?

The magazine’s supremely-witty rundown of the most powerful baldies includes Howie Mandel, Seal, Homer Simpson, Billy Corgan, Chris Daughtry, Dick Cheney and the Dalai Lama. Celebs, athletes, politicians, CEOs — everyone’s on this thing, with witty reasons as to why. Some of the best are Bruce Willis — “he wrote the book on virile baldness”; George Foreman — “remembered more for knocking out fat than knocking out Joe Frazier”; and Moby — “found fame as a geek techno-artist; has a passion for both LSD and the teachings of Christ.”

Read more at Pop Eater


“Accidental Romance” – Katelyn Epperly

New you tube from Season 9’s Katelyn Epperly


EXCLUSIVE: Simon Cowell Orders 51 Dogs To Be Neutered On 51st Birthday

Simon Cowell has never been accused of not having balls! The trash-talking Idol creator ordered 51 dogs to be neutered to coincide with his 51st Birthday last week, has learned.

It was the gift that kept on NOT giving.

“PETA, the animal rights group, fixed 51 dogs from low-income families over the weekend to honor Simon’s ongoing work for the organization, ” Amanda Schinke, a spokesperson for PETA, told

Read more at Radaronline


‘Glee’ Is A ‘Goldmine’ For The Music Industry, Experts Say

“The industry has definitely started paying attention. If you’re a songwriter or music publisher, you’re definitely promoting your songs to the show, ” said Jeff Brabec, vice president of business affairs for music publisher Chrysalis, which has landed songs by the likes of Billy Idol and Paul Anka on “Glee.” “It’s truly something different, because, of course, there are downloads, and the albums, which have been phenomenally successful, especially for TV soundtracks, but … there are so many other opportunities [the show] presents. For a songwriter or a music publisher, ‘Glee’ is a goldmine. It touches almost every single source of income that’s possible.”

Read more at MTV


Backstage at DWTS: Tonight’s Eliminee Is a Sore Loser—No, Really!

Spoiler Alert! The Situation is no more. Sad face—we were actually loving the non-Jersey Shore version of Mike Sorrentino. Unfortunately, we didn’t have to chance to say that to The Sitch after the show tonight because he took off right away—before doing any interviews with the press. FYI, that never happens with DWTS eliminees!

But wait, there might actually be a good reason behind his disappearance (you know, besides a bruised ego). We’re hearing Mike was having some health woes all day, and just couldn’t hang postshow.
DWTS, Mike Sorrento, Karina Smirnoff ABC/ADAM LARKEY

“He had either a wisdom tooth or sore throat hurting him the whole day, ” his partner Karina Smirnoff tells us.

Read more at EOnline


Derek Hough Gives ‘Seal Of Approval’ To Sister & Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest doesn’t need to worry about dealing with girlfriend Julianne Hough’s older brother — Derek Hough is on board with the couple’s relationship.

“Dancing with the Stars” pro Derek Hough stopped by Access Hollywood Live on Tuesday and shared his feelings about his younger sister dating the busiest guy in show business.

“You know what? She seems very happy, ” Derek told Kit Hoover and Billy Bush when asked about Julianne and Ryan. “As far as I’m concerned, [he gets] the brother’s seal of approval.”

Read more at Access Hollywood


Dancing With the Stars’ Jennifer Grey: Why I Refuse to Get Botox

Out of the spotlight for more than 20 years, it wasn’t easy for 80s icon Jennifer Grey to return to the dance floor at age 50.

“Before the show, I thought, Oh, I should get some Botox, get rid of the wrinkles under my eyes, ” the Dancing With the Stars frontrunner tells the new Us Weekly (on newsstands now). “When you put a lot of makeup, the lines become very apparent.”

But she says her husband of nine years, actor Clark Gregg, told her “not to touch anything, to be who I am, because I look great.”

Read more at US

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