Kimberley Locke signs with Curb.

Kimberley Locke signs with Curb.
American Idol 2 third place finalist Kimberley Locke has signed with Curb Records. The company’s chairman “flew to Memphis to see her in concert with the ‘American Idols Live’ show and offered her a contract on the spot. The deal was finalized on Saturday [Sept. 6],” Billboard reports. She started recording her record yesterday. Billboard also reports that Kimberley’s “first meeting with Curb and Stewart was captured on video in Memphis and will be seen in a Fox TV special featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the ‘American Idols Live’ tour” which will air Sept. 24.

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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