Idol Headlines for 7/29/14

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Caleb Johnson Meet and Greet Mall of America – Caleb tweets, “Headed to @mallofamerica for a #Testify Meet & Greet at @BestBuy & the @Mysticlake @IdolsLiveTour show on 8/9! Info:

X Factor alums, Restless Road, sign on with WEG music, X Factor alums, Restless Road have signed on with Wright Entertainment Group. Founder Johnny Wright tweets, “From Season 3 of @TheXFactorUSA, pls welcome @RestlessRdMusic to the WEG family! Big things coming! @ZachBeeken @Andrew_Scholz @JaredKeim”

Catching up with Phillip Phillips – “I just love being on the road,” Phillips said, “being in different cities, meeting new people and playing music. The only place I feel free is up on stage. I’m also the most nervous as well.” He said he hates it when he makes a mistake on stage and hopes nobody notices that “I have sweat going down my legs.” Phillips said his two-year journey since “Idol” has taught him that “you got to really do what you believe in and work hard to get what you want. Nothing’s given to you. That’s how I’ve done things all my life. Dad told me to work hard.” – AJC

Q&A with Chris Colfer – “Glee” is closing its amazing run with a final season in 2015. Where is your acting career taking you next? I’m playing Noel Coward in a bio-pic as soon as we wrap Glee. I’m also attached to a bunch of other projects, some I’m personally writing and others I’m not. It’s too early to announce any of them though. I’ll definitely be busy for the next couple of years. – Read more at Answers.Com

The Bachelorette Runner-Up Nick Viall: ‘I Was Completely Blindsided’ – “I’ve accepted her decision very much, absolutely,” he says. “But I think when you love someone as much as I loved her, I don’t know if you totally get over that in 10 weeks. I’m still working through it.” “Completely blindsided” by Dorfman’s appearance at his door to tell him she was in love with someone else, Viall still finds it hard to believe he wasn’t the one to end up on bended knee. “It’s hard to misread some [little things],” he explains. “A lot of that stuff off camera … [like] when you tell someone you love them and they say ‘I wish I could say things back’ – you’re not supposed to assume things, but there’s not much room for interpretation.” – Read more at

‘Bachelorette’ Andi Dorfman & Josh Murray: Will They Have A TV Wedding? – And how is Andi feeling about runner-up Nick Viall bringing up their sex life on the show’s “After the Final Rose” special? “Obviously, not the most tasteful thing, but that is definitely in the past and it kind of just reaffirms the right decision in picking Josh, which was definitely the right call,” she told Access.

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