Idol Headlines for 10/17/12

Phillip Phillips: Where In The World Did He Get That Album Title? – Ever since “American Idol” champ Phillip Phillips announced Monday that his debut album would be called The World From the Side of the Moon, we here at MTV News have been channeling Susan Miller and studying astral charts and lunar calendars in a desperate attempt to figure out just what the heck P-Squared is trying to tell us. – Read more at MTV

Phillip Phillips tweets, “The best producer and I part our ways tonight…been a great 3weeks” Phillip’s producer is Gregg Wattenberg,

‘Modern Family’ Star Sarah Hyland and ‘American Idol’ Alum Pia Toscano Have Fun With Hello Kitty! – Sarah Hyland and Pia Toscano attend the Nylon Magazine celebration of The October IT Issue and Launch of Hello Kitty Forever presented by Forever 21 and Sanrio at The London Hotel in Los Angeles. The girls were seen laughing and smiling while posing with Hello Kitty and looked excited as they checked out the new collection which hits stores November 16. – Read more at OK Magazine

Britney Spears Conservatorship: Ex Nanny To Testify In Sam Lutfi Trial That Singer Was ‘Emotionally Manipulated’ By Handlers – Lutfi is suing the pop star and her parents for breach of contract, defamation and libel — taking issue with Britney’s mother Lynne’s book “Through The Storm,” which discussed Lutfi’s role in the singer’s life leading up to her breakdown, and the subsequent conservatorship granted to her father in 2008. Now the case is set to go to trial and Lourdes Torres, a former nanny for Britney’s children, is going to testify that the singer has been emotionally manipulated throughout her court-mandated conservatorship, reports RadarOnline. – Read more at Huffington Post

Paula Abdul: Bruno Tonioli’s a More “Accommodating” Judge Than Simon Cowell – Sitting alongside Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli on Monday’s Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars, Paula Abdul told Us Weekly she felt right at home at the judges’ panel, and that her one-night-only stint couldn’t have gone more smoothly. “I hope you could see how much fun I was having,” Abdul, 50, gushed to Us Weekly after critiquing Kirstie Alley, Bristol Palin and others during the performance show. “It felt like home and was very natural.” – Read more at US Magazine

Adam Lambert Goes ‘Glampire’ on ‘PLL’ – Adam Lambert cakes on makeup, puts in fangs, and wraps himself in a cape as a musical guest on the Halloween episode of Pretty Little Liars. The self-professed “glampire” will share a scene with Lucy Hale’s character Aria. He tells ET, “I don’t suck blood her or anything. I’m friendly. I’m Adam Lambert dressed as a vampire. I’m not an actual vampire.” – Read more at ET Online

Reba Teases ‘Malibu Country’ Music & Guest Stars – Five years after the conclusion of her first sitcom, Reba McEntire is back at it again on the new sitcom Malibu Country. With the popular country music artist playing a country music sensation, she teased plenty of music coming from her on the show. Unlike her real-life music career, which has included nine of her 26 studio albums peaking at No. 1 on the country charts, McEntire’s character is attempting to revive her music career after moving from Nashville to Malibu. As she reveals, that presents the opportunity for her to make music on the show. – Read more at ET

Jessica Sanchez Talks About “Glee”

Ford plans American Idol promotion at dealerships -8:00AM EDT October 17. 2012 – You don’t normally expect much action weeknight evenings at Ford dealerships, but on Nov. 15, it will feel like you’ve wandered on to the set of game show. The automaker is sponsoring a one-night promotion at many dealerships across the country tied to its long association with the hit American Idol. The goal is to get people to stroll into the dealership for “Go Further with Ford Night” and take a hard look at the new Fusion. If they do, the dealership will kick in $10 for a charity of its choice and they will get to try for a game that could land them on American Idol. – Read more at USA Today

Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: Eliminated Bristol Palin Won’t Talk! – “She’s preparing for the schedule that lays ahead,” Mark said about his partner’s absence. Mmhmm.
So how is she doing? “It’s tough man,” responded Ballas. “I’m sure it’s alarming. I’m just really proud of her. For someone like that with zero entertainment experience, she didn’t go down without a fight.” – Read more at EOnline

Christina Aguilera Body: Singer Says ‘I Embrace My Body’ – Who is refreshingly candid and mature, despite her 20 some years in the industry? Christina Aguilera. The 31-year-old pop star told People magazine that she “embraces” her body, and just about everything else about herself. “Some people are afraid of change and [feel] that getting older is a bad thing, but I really love maturing and gaining wisdom,” she told the publication. “And the experience of being pregnant and having a child and seeing what a woman’s body can do is amazing.” – Read more at Huffington Post

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