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Joanne Borgella, Former Idol Contestant, Dies

Joanne Borgella, a 2008 American Idol contestant, has died at the young age of 32. According to her family, Borgella passed away on Saturday, October 18 after fighting a long and hard battle with cancer. “To God be the glory! …

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Gift Kelly Clarkson’s Baby

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton paid a visit to Kelly Clarkson and her new baby, River Rose, recently–and gifted little River with something very special. Aunt Miranda and Uncle Blake–as Clarkson refers to Lambert and Shelton–presented baby River with her …

Clay Aiken Facing Sabotage Of Congressional Campaign With Stolen Signs

On Friday, a man in Sanford was reportedly cited for stealing signs used in the campaign for congressional candidate Clay Aiken. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, a man named Jonathon Lee Gonia, 31 years old, was served with …

Carrie Underwood Feared She Wouldn’t Have Children

Country superstar Carrie Underwood and her hockey player husband Mike Fisher have been married for four years and have always dreamed of having a big family. Sadly, they feared that their dream would never come true, after struggling to conceive. …

Simon Cowell Ticks Off The Twitterverse By Predicting One Direction’s Demise

Simon Cowell has got the Twitterverse in an uproar over his prediction that the British boy band, One Direction, will break up soon. Not sure what his beef is with the much-adored band, but he has the well-refined reputation of …

Nicki Minaj: Did She Blow Off the NBA?

Nicki Minaj is being sued for allegedly blowing off an NBA All-Star party back in 2011. It doesn’t sound like the ‘Anaconda’ rapper to blow off anything party-related. Do you think there’s any basis to this lawsuit? Cahuenga, Inc. has …

Jason Aldean Addresses the Haters of His Relationship With Brittany Kerr

It all started innocently enough. On Aug. 10, country singer Jason Aldean posted a cute photo of himself with his mistress turned girlfriend, Brittany Kerr, and their new bulldog, Manny. The photo was accompanied by the caption: “A little surprise …

American Idol Death Prevented: Josh Gracin Intercepted By Police After Posting Suicide Note To Facebook

Police were called in to prevent the suicide of American Idol alum, Josh Gracin, last night. The country star shocked many when he published on Facebook an apparent suicide note. TMZ reported that law enforcement rushed to his home in …

Ryan Seacrest Remembers ‘American Idol’ Finalist Michael Johns

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest took some time away from the show’s auditions for Season 14 in Nashville Monday to share his thoughts on the untimely death of contestant Michael Johns. “Obviously it’s tragic and shocking news,” Seacrest told Extra. …

‘American Idol’ Finalist Michael Johns Dies at 35 From a Blood Clot

Michael Johns, a Top 10 finalist and fan favorite of American Idol Season Seven, has died at age 35. “Our family is devastated by the passing of our beloved Michael, a wonderful husband, son, brother, uncle, and friend,” said a …

Blake Shelton to ‘Mop Floor’ On The Voice Season 7

Blake Shelton spoke recently about the upcoming seventh season of The Voice, as well as his plans for winning. Shelton was forced to gracefully concede to Usher as he took the crown for having the winning act–Will Champlin–during season 6. …

Miranda Cosgrove and Jordin Sparks Promote NFL Women’s Apparel

Miranda Cosgrove and Jordin Sparks are just two of the famous faces signed on to promote the NFL’s women’s apparel line. They’re joining Erin Heatherton, China Anne McClain, Dania Ramirez, and Jessica Szohr to show off the line of fan …

Simon Cowell Gets Lost in Search of Colonic

Simon Cowell got a bit mixed up recently when he entered a reflexology center seeking a different sort of treatment–a colonic. Yes, the X Factor mogul and former American Idol judge regularly has his insides flushed out via a hose-like …

Julianne Hough On Ryan Seacrest and Brooks Laich

Julianne Hough graces the cover of the August issue of Redbook magazine and within its pages she dishes on her split from Ryan Seacrest and her bold move to take a chance on new love. Julianne, who is presently on …

Kellie Pickler Inspired by Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton–and Her Husband

Kellie Pickler, who turned 28 this weekend, draws her inspiration from country greats like Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton. A recent report says the former American Idol contestant was shaped by these women in country music. “She is …

‘American Idol’ Judges and Host to Return

American Idol will see the return of all of last season’s judges as well as longtime host Ryan Seacrest for its upcoming 14th season of the singing competition. Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. will all resume their …

Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Marriage ‘Strained’

Perhaps distance does not make the heart grow fonder. There have been a slew of celebrity couples blaming marital woes on distance. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban are the latest couple whose marriage is reportedly under strain because of distance. …

Carrie Underwood Gets Big Gift from Miranda Lambert

Carrie Underwood got a pretty amazing gift from fellow singing sensation Miranda Lambert. So what is it that one country music star bestowed upon the other? Even though no one actually knows the reason why, it seems Blake Shelton’s wife …

Nicole Kidman: Did She Overdo the Botox Treatments?

Nicole Kidman is coming under serious scrutiny since walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival where she touted her upcoming film Grace of Monaco. Ironically, she wasn’t scrutinized for her role as Grace Kelly, but rather for her …

Scotty McCreery: ‘American Idol’ Winner Victim Of Home Invasion

Country music star and American Idol alum Scotty McCreery was a victim of a robbery that took place on Monday morning. The incident happened in an apartment building near North Carolina State University where McCreery is enrolled as a student. …

Nicki Minaj Talks Foray into Film World in ‘The Other Woman’

Nicki Minaj has made her foray into the film world by playing a small role in the recent premiere The Other Woman. Starring alongside Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, and Leslie Mann, Minaj was solicited for the role while she was …