Bo Bice once “arrested for felony cocaine possession,” but entered drug program.

Bo Bice once “arrested for felony cocaine possession,” but entered drug program.
Controversies are dropping out of the sky like 1980s rockers who find themselves sitting in the audience of American Idol. The Smoking Gun revealed today that American Idol 4 finalist Bo Bice “was once arrested for felony cocaine possession, but had the charge dismissed last year after completing a so-called ‘diversion program’ for first-time offenders.” This went down in Huntsville, Alabama, four years ago this June. TSG’s report says that “Bice entered the program in 2003 and, after successfully completing it, the coke case was bounced on April 28, 2004.”

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


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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