Idol Headlines for 2/4/13

Emblem3 to make a big announcement today – The X Factor trio tweeted yesterday, “Big announcement tomorrow! @Ustream. 3pm PST. See you there? #E3AnnouncementTomorrow”

Lil Wayne has yet to watch Nicki Minaj on ‘American Idol’ – “American Idol” picked Nicki Minaj as a judge to draw in viewers, but she’s actually discouraged at least one person from watching it — her mentor, Lil Wayne. The rap star admitted Friday that he has yet to see “Idol” this season — or any other season. “Actually, I’ve never watched it,” he said, a bit sheepishly. Part of the reason he hasn’t tuned in to see Minaj is because she didn’t exactly sell the show to Lil Wayne. “When I talk to her she’s always tells me, ‘You don’t wanna watch that, you’re not going to be into it,'” he said. “She knows me. … It’s kind of like a catfight where they be going back and forth type of thing, I’m not into all that,” he said of the judging panel, which includes Mariah Carey, with whom Minaj had a much-publicized argument. – Read more at Associated Press

Idology: Randy Offends, Judges Confound as Idol Season 12 Auditions (Mercifully) End

Read more at TV Line


While the stars descended to the Super Bowl in New Orleans, Jordin Sparks and Garth Brooks helped to restore hearing to kids and others, see how Sparks got involved

DATING! ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Partners Kelly Monaco & Val Chmerkovskiy In Love – They may have performed their last sizzling tango for the cameras, but the chemistry between Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy is still red-hot! In Touch can confirm that the General Hospital star, 36, and her Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars partner, 26, are officially dating. “She’s ended things with her old boyfriend [actor Heath Freeman],” says a source. “She’s telling all her friends that she and Val are in love. – Read more at In Touch Weekly

Starkid Reunion! Glee’s Darren Criss Shows Off His PJs with Potter Co-Star Joey Richter at the Annie Awards – Glee star, Broadway alum and former Audience Choice Awards host Darren Criss and his Very Potter Musical co-star Joey Richter reunited to present at the 40th Annual Annie Awards on February 2. The awards recognize outstanding achievement in the field of animation. Criss went overboard in his adoration for the cartoon series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by sporting pajama pants featuring the likes of Donatello, Michelango, Rafael and Leonardo.


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