US record label wants Will Young to “keep quiet about his sexuality.”

US record label wants Will Young to “keep quiet about his sexuality.”
A US record company offered Pop Idol winner Will Young a record deal earlier this month, but only if he agrees to “keep quiet about his sexuality” and have his teeth straightened. “I thought they were joking but that is the bottom line,” he told The Sun, and because of it he may turn the deal down. His first single broke records in the UK, selling 1.1 million copies its first week.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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