DJ, performer Angie Martinez may be fourth American Idol 2 judge.

DJ, performer Angie Martinez may be fourth American Idol 2 judge.
Simon, Randy, and Paula will likely be joined in judging American Idol 2 by New York DJ and hip-hop performer Angie Martinez. Reuters reports that she “is close to signing on as the fourth judge.” A DJ on New York’s Hot 97, Last year she released her own album, Up Close and Personal, which includes tracks featuring Mary J. Blige and Wyclef Jean; she was nominated for the Best Female Hip Hop Artist award at the BET Awards this year.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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