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Good Morning, JLo’s Butt, And Other News

- Jennifer Aniston might be pregnant again. [Lainey Gossip]

- Shaq is single-handedly keeping the app market alive. [Dlisted]

- Redheads… I Wish I Knew How To Quit You [theCHIVE]

- Taylor Swift hates Selena Gomez for getting back with Justin Bieber. [Fishwrapper]

– The origin of…

The Superficial | March 13, 2014 - 9:28 am

Nicki Minaj & Mariah Carey Are Getting Along Nicely

Here’s Nicki Minaj flipping out on Mariah Carey, and apparently Randy Jackson, too, during an audition taping for American Idol while Keith Urban just sits there in the middle thinking, “Well, at least no one’s touching me with their plastic face. Their dead plastic face…” TMZ reports:

Nicki Get this shit in self…

The Superficial | October 3, 2012 - 10:29 am

Jennifer Lopez Thinks ‘American Idol’ Won’t Replace Her (They Are)

Even before this season of American Idol ended, Jennifer Lopez has been saying she’s not sure if she’s coming back which pretty much everyone recognizes is a giant cash grab. And it probably would’ve worked had she not pulled similar bullshit last year while Idol producers were plucking her out of a career nose-dive, yet…

The Superficial | June 29, 2011 - 3:41 pm

Jennifer Lopez Wore This

Oh, look, another post about a singing contest. “For we are all but dancers to the bounce of Simon Cowell’s man-boobs…” – Mark Twain

Here’s Jennifer Lopez walking the red carpet for the season finale of American Idol because she’s the real star of the show. Yes, Country Clay Aiken might be the…

The Superficial | May 26, 2011 - 12:00 pm

God Loves Scotty McCreery More Than Lauren Alaina

And this is why I told Clay Aiken and Michael Westen not to make a baby.

Scotty McCreery (above) triumphed over Lauren Alaina on the Season 10 finale of American Idol tonight and apparently owes it all to the big guy upstairs, according to People:

It’s been a year since me…

The Superficial | May 26, 2011 - 12:22 am

Jennifer Lopez off American Idol

Jennifer Lopez’s chances of being a judge on American Idol have been axed after she presumably expected FOX to cover her Church of Scientology dues. (I’m on to you.) People reports: …

The Superficial | August 11, 2010 - 1:43 pm

Steven Tyler is Ready for His Close- AHH!

Here’s Steven Tyler at Studio 54 in Vegas Saturday night where he basically confirmed to reporters that he’ll be a judge on American Idol, and I still can’t figure out the thought process on this one. Half the budget will go into making it look like viewers aren’t watching a man die on camera. Except,…

The Superficial | August 2, 2010 - 11:25 am

Randy Jackson is Still on American Idol

Figured that was the easiest way to start this post.

In the past 12 hours huge shake-ups have occurred on American Idol in case you hadn’t noticed from all the screaming and gnashing of teeth everywhere you turn. Ellen DeGeneres quit and now Kara DioGuardi has been fired to make way for an…

The Superficial | July 30, 2010 - 10:57 am

Ellen DeGeneres is your new Paula Abdul

Ellen DeGeneres has signed on to replace Paula Abdul on American Idol, according to People:

“DeGeneres will sit alongside Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and offer her own unique perspective to the contestants throughout the competition,” Fox television says in a statement.
DeGeneres, 51, begins her stint after the audition…

The Superficial | September 9, 2009 - 9:53 pm

Victoria Beckham to guest judge on American Idol

Victoria Beckham will be a temporary replacement judge for Paula Abdul on American Idol, according to SkyNews:

Posh will join fellow judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi on the panel.
The announcement comes just a day after Paula Abdul announced on Twitter that she was leaving American’s most popular show after…

The Superficial | August 6, 2009 - 10:16 am

Paula Abdul leaves American Idol

It looks like contract negotiations fell through, because last night Paula Abdul announced on her Twitter page she’s not returning to American Idol:

With sadness in my heart, I’ve decided not to return to #IDOL. I’ll miss nurturing all the new talent, but most of all..
I’ll miss nurturing all the new…

The Superficial | August 5, 2009 - 10:12 am

Adam Lambert’s gayness is news

Apparently there’s been some confusion over whether Adam Lambert is gay or not (Wow. Seriously?), so American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi took it upon herself to set the record straight on The View, according to Us Magazine:

“I don’t think that Adam was ever in [the closet],” she says in a taped interview…

The Superficial | May 29, 2009 - 10:33 am

David Hernandez of ‘American Idol’ danced for dudes

David Hernandez, a Top 24 contest on American Idol, has a secret nude past. Turns out he was a male stripper which may put his Idol future in jeopardy, according to the AP:

The 24-year-old finalist from Glendale, Ariz., once worked as a stripper at Dick’s Cabaret, appearing fully nude and performing…

The Superficial | March 4, 2008 - 10:35 am