Idol movie delayed; mall tour begins.

Idol movie delayed; mall tour begins.
The much-anticipated, sure-to-be-a-blockbuster movie that stars American Idol‘s Justin and Kelly has been pushed back to June. “From Justin to Kelly” was originally scheduled to be released at the end of April; now it will debut June 13. The reason for the change? “[W]e saw the film and it’s terrific–and we wanted to release it when all the audience is available, when kids are out of school,” a 20th Century Fox spokesperson told the New York Post. Also, several “favorites” (read: not as popular contestants) from the first season began a tour of malls across the country this past Saturday. Two touring groups will visit only Simon mall properties in the following cities: Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

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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