Idol Headlines for 3/16/13

‘American Idol’ interview: Phillip Phillips tells of his busy life post-‘Idol’ – For the first live elimination show of “American Idol” Season 12, last season’s winner, Phillip Phillips, got to provide one of the big musical performances of the night. He took some time afterwards to chat with press — which was awfully nice of him, considering how crazy busy his life has evidently become in the past year. – Read more at Zap2it

Phillip Phillips and Jane Lynch Pose after Thursday’s American Idol

McKinney American Idol finalist Hollie Cavanagh packs her bags for Los Angeles – MCKINNEY — As I ring the doorbell and wait for my former intern, Luke Cavanagh, to answer the door, I realize it’s with mixed emotions I anticipate the interview at hand. I am to speak with him, and his kid sister, American Idol Season 11 finalist Hollie Cavanagh, to learn more about the next big steps they are taking on the road to achieving their dreams. – Read more at Pegasus News

Carrie Underwood: Dublin Sang Every Word With Me! – Carrie Underwood poses for a pic with a fan at the stage door of The Olympia Theatre before her concert on Thursday (March 14) in Dublin, Ireland. “Dublin was so amazing to us tonight! You all sang every word with me. I can’t believe I’m here and I can’t wait to come back! Thank you,” the 30-year-old country crooner tweeted later in the day. See the Photos at Just Jared

Former American Idol contestant arrested in phony-computer scam – A former American Idol contestant who several years ago was zapped with a police stun gun while strapped to a hospital gurney is charged with selling phony computers to strangers in Altamonte Springs. Antonio “Skiibo-Ski” Wheeler, 26, several times last year offered to sell Apple Macbook laptops to people in store parking lots at a discount, police said. In two of three cases, he claimed to work for Best Buy and have bought the computers in bulk or on discount, a report states. After customers paid, he gave them boxes filled with a textbook or something else to give them weight, investigators said. By the time they opened the box, he was gone. He is charged with three counts of grand theft. – Read more at the Orlando Sentinel

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