Kelly Clarkson reportedly “abruptly left the set of World Idol after losing.”

Kelly Clarkson reportedly “abruptly left the set of World Idol after losing.”
Going into the competition, Kelly Clarkson was the favorite to win World Idol; leaving the competition, Kelly reportedly didn’t even congratulate the winner. Winner Kurt Nilsen tells the New York Post they “didn’t get to talk. I think she went back to her hotel I guess.” Earlier, he made his first trip to the United States to hear Kelly in concert. The paper reports Kelly “appeared to grow increasingly disgruntled as the votes from different regions were tallied and it became clear she was losing to an otherwise-unknown singer from a small Scandinavian country,” and “appeared dazed by the loss.”

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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