Ellen DeGeneres Hated Being American Idol Judge

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Former American Idol judge Ellen DeGeneres
There is a good reason Ellen DeGeneres only served one season as an American Idol judge. She absolutely hated it. The talk show host and actress told Howard Stern in an interview this week that deciding to come on as a judge for American Idol season 9 was “one of [...]

FOX Wins American Idol Racism Lawsuit Appeal

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American Idol Racism Lawsuit
The American Idol racism lawsuit is back in the news again, and it looks like FOX has claimed another resounding victory in the dispute. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a previous ruling dismissing the charges last November due to lack of evidence and statute of limitations rules. [...]

Motorcyclist Who Hit American Idol Contestant Charged With Felony

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Sikenya Thompson at American Idol auditions (FOX)
A speeding motorcyclist who violently crashed into former American Idol contestant Sikenya Thompson during a parade in June has been charged with felony reckless driving. A video shown in court on Thursday shows the 42-year-old motorcycle driver slamming into Thompson, who was thrown into the air before impacting hard on the ground. Sikenya [...]

Kelly Clarkson Pregnant Again! Singer Breaks Down In Tears on Stage

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Kelly Clarkson Pregnant Again
The original American Idol, Kelly Clarkson, broke down in tears on stage Wednesday night when she suddenly announced to the crowd that she is pregnant again! Kelly Clarkson and husband Brandon Blackstock already have one beautiful child together, 14 month old daughter River Rose. Now they’ll be adding a little [...]

American Idol’s Constantine Maroulis Arrested Twice In One Week!

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American Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis (Wikimedia Commons)
Former American Idol season 4 finalist and Broadway star Constantine Maroulis has been arrested twice in just one week! Maroulis was taken into custody last Wednesday after an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend, Angelina Reed. The singer was arrested again on Sunday after violating a restraining order. Constantine Maroulis was [...]

American Idol Alum Katie Stevens Cast on CSI

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American Idol Katie Stevens
American Idol season 9 alum Katie Stevens has been cast on the upcoming two-hour CSI finale. Stevens will play the daughter of Catherine Willows (Marg Helgenberger), starting her first day on the job as a level one crime scene investigator. Since placing eighth on season 9 of American Idol, Katie [...]

Kelly Clarkson Rocks “Jealous” by Nick Jonas [Video]

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Kelly Clarkson New York City Radio Music Hall (YouTube)
Original American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson loves performing all kinds of music, and she’s more than happy to tackle fan requests of all kinds. So when she was asked to do Nick Jonas‘ hit song “Jealous” at New York City’s Radio Music Hall, she jumped right on that and totally [...]

Ryan Seacrest Emotional Over American Idol End [Video]

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American Idol host Ryan Seacrest on Today
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is the only original cast member of the show who will have appeared on every single season when the series ends next year. The media mogul, whose career skyrocketed after he became the host of American Idol, says he’s really going to miss the show [...]

Fantasia Barrino Getting Married This Weekend!

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American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino and Kendall Taylor (Instagram)
Rumors have been flying that former American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino recently got hitched to boyfriend Kendall Taylor in secret. Well, the Broadway star has come out on Instagram to dispel that bit of gossip, because her wedding is actually happening this weekend! In a post on her Instagram feed, Fantasia [...]

American Idol Threatens Legal Action Against Senior Talent Contest

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American Idol may be headed towards its final season ever, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still going to threaten lawsuits against anyone who impinges on their brand. The show’s latest legal threats are aimed at a senior talent contest that has been going under the name ‘Brooklyn Senior Idol’ [...]

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