Idol Headlines for 10/5/12 – The Evening Edition

Can ‘American Idol’ Survive The Mariah/Nicki Feud? Experts Weigh In – Well, the explosive on-set argument? this week divided fans,? spurred claims from Carey’s husband Nick Cannon that it was just “theatrics”? and resulted in a vicious Twitter tirade? from Minaj attacking Carey after the “Shake It Off” singer referred to Minaj as “unpredictable”?during an interview with Barbara Walters. Given the unexpected judge drama, we asked a few “Idol” experts if they think the Mariah/Nicki beef is the beginning of the end-before-the-beginning of version 12.0 of the show? Or is it an elaborate ruse aimed at revving us up months before “Idol” hits the air and stealing some thunder from “X Factor” and “The Voice?” – Read more at MTV

Skylar Laine to Sing Anthem at o Host Game Two of the American League Division Series – DETROIT – The American League Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers will host Game Two of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, October 7, at Comerica Park. All gates will open at 10:00 a.m. First pitch will be at 12:07 p.m. The national anthem will be performed by 2012 American Idol finalist Skylar Laine. Our Nation’s Colors will be posted by the US Air Force Honor Guard. – Read more at Detroit Tigers

‘American Idol’ judges get ready to rumble in Baton Rouge – Strangely, Fox is not holding a press conference with the new panel in Baton Rouge, which has been standard operating procedure in prior trips to Louisiana, even when likely-to-say-anything Gene Simmons was a guest judge. A publicity spokeswoman for the show said Thursday that a few regional Fox affiliates may get access to the Baton Rouge events, so there’s hope of at least Zapruder-quality video of any mayhem that may ensue when two adult women disagree over whether an amateur singer is any good or not. But no other MSM allowed. Given reason: The schedule’s too full for 10 minutes of softball questions – Read more at

Kristy Lee Cook Weighs In on ‘Idol’ Judges’ ‘Phony’ Feud – “It’s television, they like drama and will do anything for drama,” Kristy Lee tells The Boot. “I think some of it is phony. I’m not going to sit here and lie. They’ve changed it up so much now that they’ve got have something to keep people wanting to watch the show. I think it’s all for show. All the years that Mariah’s been around, I’ve never seen her bash someone and not get along with them. She was a pretty sweet girl when I met her.” – Read more at The Boot

Carrie Underwood: Big Hair ‘Makes the Rest of Me Look Smaller’ – “It makes me laugh, but it really is southern humor,” she tells PEOPLE. “We country folk, we like our big hair. I am certainly no exception.” Though the singing star is often seen with pretty updos or cute curls, she also enjoys the occasional big (big) hair day. “I just feel like … maybe it makes the rest of me look smaller,” she jokes. “I’m not sure of my reasoning, but that’s the number-one thing I do, when someone fixes my hair, I put my fingers in it and make it look bigger.” – Read more at People

AMERICAN IDOL Creator Simon Fuller Honored at Radio City Music Hall Tonight, October 5 – Tonight in New York, British music entrepreneur Simon Fuller was honoured in front of an audience of 5,000 music fans at the historic Radio City Music Hall at a star-studded benefit concert to mark the 25th year of the Children’s Health Fund. At the concert, Simon Fuller, the CEO of XIX Entertainment and creator of “American Idol”, received the Founders’ Award to acknowledge his role as Creator and Executive Producer of “Idol Gives Back”, a record-breaking TV telethon that has raised $185 million for good causes since 2007. – Read more at Broadway World

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