Idol Headlines for 10/22/12

Parton wants to join ‘The Voice’ – Parton tells Britain’s Daily Star Sunday, “I’ve been asked to do American Idol and X Factor almost every time they do a new series but turned them down. “But I could imagine myself doing The Voice. It’s a wonderful show because you don’t have to judge that much and I hesitate to judge people. Being successful means I can pick and choose the projects I like.” – Read more at

Fancy the lead singer? Make-up free Jordin Sparks lets her shirt do the talking on a movie date with boyfriend Jason Derulo – They’ve been talking about marriage after dating for a year. And Jordin Sparks is clearly comfortable enough around her boyfriend Jason Derulo to wear glasses and go make-up free for their movie date at the Grove on Sunday. The loved-up pair, both six-foot tall singers, walked arm-in-arm and looked ultra cozy in their casual fall ensembles. – Read more at Daily Mail

Jessica Sanchez and Smokey Robinson – Carousel of Hope Ball.

Jessica Sanchez posed for a photo with the legendary Smokey Robinson at Saturday’s Carousel of Hope ball, where the American Idol runner-up performed. “This man made my whole year!,” tweeted Jessica, “Such an inspiration to me!”

BuzzFeed Goes Hollywood, Hires Richard Rushfield, Kate Aurthur – BuzzFeed is going Hollywood. Sensing an opportunity amidst a crowded group of Hollywood trade publications, the social news site is opening a Los Angeles bureau and has tapped two veteran entertainment journalists to help run their West Coast operations. Richard Rushfield, a former entertainment editor for the Los Angeles Times and West Coast editor for Gawker, will be the bureau chief. Kate Aurthur, the former West Coast editor for Newsweek/Daily Beast, will serve as chief Los Angeles correspondent. Aurthur will return to writing after a few years spent editing. – Read more at The Wrap

Darren Criss is put on the spot when he’s late to the YSF “The Biggest Show”

Darren Criss and a slew of Glee stars, including Kevin McHale and Naya Rivera, read scripts from young storytellers to fund creative arts programs in public schools. In this video clip, Darren explains why he was late for the event… Ha.

Kellie Pickler Dyes Her Hair Hot Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness – Sure enough, she showed up with pink hair, and she looks like quite the punk rocker. We love this look on Pickler, known for her pretty blonde locks, because it shows how huge her heart is and how committed she is to the cause. She isn’t just paying lip service with a pink ribbon or flapping her gums. She is actually going above and beyond, doing big, bold — and in this case, bright pink things — to shed light on an issue that effects all women.

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