Idol Headlines for 12/4/12 – The Evening Edition

Carrie Underwood Adds Dates In Canada, Britain and Ireland – 19/ARISTA NASHVILLE artist CARRIE UNDERWOOD has added shows in IRELAND and the UNITED KINGDOM, as she takes her “BLOWN AWAY TOUR,” overseas in 2013. The tour will stop in DUBLIN on MARCH 14th and BELFAST on MARCH 15th, and LONDON on MARCH 17th for the “COUNTRY TO COUNTRY,” festival. The tour will also add 4-stops in CANADA, which will bring the total of shows on the tour’s run to well over 100. – Read more at All Access Music

Tate Stevens ‘X Factor’ Loves the Jonas Brothers?

The Voice’s Melanie Martinez Explains Her ‘Blanked Out’ Moment With Christina Aguilera – “That was one of my kind of blanked out moments,” the two-toned haired singer told Laura. After performing “The Show” by Lenka, the singer appeared distracted as Christina began her critique. “Well, she’s not even looking at me… It’s OK!” Christina said with an awkward laugh during the broadcast. “I was just so zoned out,” the 17-year-old explained. – Read more at Access Hollywood

Q&A: Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox – This new production stops for two weeks at the AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Winspear Opera House, beginning Dec. 4. TheaterJones talked to Maroulis and Cox in separate interviews, which have been fused together for this Q&A. – Read more at Theater Jones

Where does Jennifer Hudson like to shop? – 3:45PM EST December 4. 2012 – “Don’t you love coral?” Jennifer Hudson says, showing off her current obsession on the January cover of Lucky mag. “Another one of my phases — right now I love coral lips!” Hudson, who lost 80 pounds with Weight Watchers, has kept the weight off and is still talking about how she does it. On why she’s sticking to Weight Watchers and convincing family members to join. She still counts Weight Watchers points and predicts she always will. “It’s flexible,” she says simply. – Read more at USA Today

Kate Hudson Explains What She Really Instructed Dean Geyer To Do In Their Steamy Glee Scene – The Almay spokesperson revealed she did not instruct Dean Geyer, who plays NYADA upper classman Brody Weston, to “grope my ass,” as he revealed on Access Hollywood Live last week. “For the record, I did not say, ‘Grope my ass.’ I did not say that!” Kate told Access Hollywood in New York City on Monday, with a laugh. Kate will only be around to film two or three more episodes of “Glee,” but she said Cassandra will continue to torment Rachel. – Read more at Access Hollywood

Lisa Whelchel ‘Hit Rock Bottom’ on Survivor, Says Brother – They’re hungry. They’re tired. They’re uncomfortable. But by day 31, Survivor contestants can often struggle with crippling homesickness. As one of the most emotional contestants on Survivor: Philippines, Lisa Whelchel developed a coping mechanism to survive being away from her family. “I tried not to think about my loved ones at home, except to pray for them,” Whelchel tells PEOPLE. “But I couldn’t help but anticipate and hope that I made it long enough in the game to get to see my brother.” On Wednesday’s episode of Survivor, Lisa is visited by her younger brother, Justice Coleman, 28, a pastor from Chatsworth, Calif., and the visit didn’t go as planned. – Read more at People

Gilles Marini’s Love Letter to His Wife – The France native and recently naturalized US citizen wrote in his adopted tongue, “To Carole Marini ..”Mon amour. Tonight I want the world to know how I feel about You!
“[Being] away always reminds me that I am probably the most fortunate bastard in the world. I truly believe that life would [have] been so miserable without you. The joy u bring me and the kids is unbelievable. How stunning [it] is to have you in my life! Gosh when I think about it, it makes my hair on my arms rise. – Read more at ET Online

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