Headlines: Kelly Clarkson Ugly Dolls 1st Look, Adam Lambert Queen Move Cameo

Exclusive look: Kelly Clarkson embraces her Moxy, the gloriously weird star of ‘UglyDolls’ – She fell in love immediately with the character Moxy, whom she voices for the upcoming animated movie “UglyDolls,” revealed exclusively by USA TODAY. “Moxy could not be more perfect for me. Because I’m not really that (princess) girl. I’m really this girl,” says Clarkson, 36. “Moxy’s personality is like 100 percent me. It’s not acting. It’s weird, it’s like she was written for me.” Top teeth-heavy Moxy and the rest of the popular plush toys UglyDolls, which started in 2001, make their movie debut on May 10, with the movie’s first trailer arriving Nov. 8. – Via USAToday

Kelly Clarkson Ugly Doll

Kelly Clarkson: Mariah Carey was no diva on ‘The Voice,’ suffered with her heeled boots – But Clarkson, 36, insists that Mariah Carey, 48, was so not a diva on “The Voice.” The pop legend Carey was a visiting key adviser during the competition series’ knockout rounds this week. “Honest to god, I know everyone thinks she was a diva and probably so awkward,” Clarkson tells USA TODAY. “I’ve been doing this show for three seasons. She honestly did her homework, knew the singers, knew the songs and gave solid advice. Everyone was floored. I was floored.” “She could have have walked in and been a diva and we all would have still worked with that,” she adds. Clarkson says she admired how Carey worked through the long studio sessions, navigating the tricky stage on the massive boot heels. – Read more at USA Today

Adam Lambert Makes a Cameo in Freddie Mercury Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ – Upon the film’s theatrical debut yesterday (Nov. 2), eagle-eyed Glamberts were quick to spot the American Idol star. The blink-and-you-miss-it moment happens during a scene where Mercury (played by Mr. Robot star Rami Malek) is at a truck stop on Queen’s first-ever North American tour. He calls then-fiance Mary Austin (played by Lucy Boynton) from a pay phone for a quick check-in while a suitor is waiting for a public restroom hookup in the background. That gentleman caller? Yep, that’s Lambert! – Read more at Billboard.com

David Archuleta draws from faith to find singing success – Archuleta said working in a fast-paced industry often caused him to feel left behind. He has worked to adapt to changes in the music industry and maintain relevance since serving a two-year mission in Santiago, Chile, for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2012-14. “Trying to keep up, always being open to the new resources given to you and also understanding that this is the way to do it,” Archuleta said. “It is constantly changing and progressing and using the new technologies and the new ways of communication can be to your advantage.” – Read more at BYU.EDU

Nick Fradiani and Clark Beckham Have a Little Reunion

American Idol season 14 runner-up Clark Beckham played a show in Connecticut where the winner of that season, Nick Fradiani hales. So the two had a little reunion, that included a bit of harmonizing.

The Voice Outtakes featuring Mariah Carey

‘Murder in the Family’ Premiere: Geraldo Rivera on Celebrities Who’ve Suffered Family Tragedies – Controversial journalist Geraldo Rivera, who got his start as a WABC news reporter in 1970s New York City, is back on the crime beat to delve into tragedies striking celebrities. Here, he talks about his “respectful” new Reelz series, Murder in the Family, and how it feeds the “never-ending appetite” for true crime. The first episode is about Jennifer Hudson. Three family members were shot and killed by her former brother-in-law in 2008. Why this story? Geraldo Rivera: What is most interesting is how she was able to pick up the pieces of a broken life, the taking of her mom and her little nephew in such a horrific and public way. For the first time we get to see her as the embattled heroine whose family had this malignant dysfunction that resulted in a tragic ending. – Read more at StLouisPostDispatch (It premiered Nov 3, but will likely repeat. Check your local listings)

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ producer Nigel Lythgoe reveals he’s too ‘scared to dance’ – Nigel Lythgoe may be a judge on “So You Think You Can Dance,” but that doesn’t mean the British star likes to jive himself. The producer and director of many of our favorite competition programs such as “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” admitted that he’s not a great dancer himself. “I don’t [go dancing]. I’m really scared to dance nowadays. These kids are so fantastic,” Lythgoe told reporters in Los Angeles, Calif. at The Paley Center’s Gala Tribute to Music on Television honoring the Beatles’ iconic drummer, Sir Ringo Starr last week. “They really are in a different league now.” [They] out dance me doing ‘Pants on the Ground’ from ‘American Idol,’ if you can believe it.” – Read more at FOX News

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