Idol Headlines for 6/26/12

Taylor Hicks begins his summer residence at Bally’s in Las Vegas tonight.

Exclusive: Smash Says Good-bye to Debra Messing’s Terrible Scarves – Hallelujah! “Vulture has learned that among the major changes happening to the NBC drama under new showrunner Joshua Safran is this: A new costume designer has been hired to revamp the wardrobe and, yes, abolish Julia’s unnecessary reliance on scarves.” Also: “When Smash returns next year a second musical will get under way, Jennifer Hudson will enter the mix (McPheever versus J.Hud — which Idol will reign supreme?), and Julia’s fam and nemesis Ellis will be no more. At least now we know she’ll be single and ready to mingle with the outfits to match.” Read more at Vulture

“Opening Act” Premieres Monday, July 9 at 10/9c on E! – Some dreams you don’t see coming. Watch relative unknown get the chance of a lifetime in the new show from “American Idol” creator Nigel Lythgoe.

Stars from American Idol (The Finalists Live! 2012) Group 2 visiting Branson Tourism Center

Diana Degarmo, Scott Savol, Ace Young, Alexis Grace, Siobhan Magnus.

Rejected X Factor contestant ‘punches producer’ – Zoe Alexander, 22, was said to fly into a rage during her audition for X Factor, calling celebrity judges a “bunch of —–“. Sources have told newspapers she threw down her microphone and “punched” a female producer in the face before running away sobbing. Her father, who was supporting her at the audition, said Miss Alexander instead gave the unnamed producer a “push” and added: “If I hadn’t been with her I think she would have thrown herself under a car.” – Read more at

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