American Idol 8

  • American Idol semi-finalist doing gay porn: “I’ve always wanted to”

  • Adam Lambert changes his story, now says Idol wouldn’t let him talk about being gay

  • Kris Allen’s status illustrated by his new gig: opening for Lifehouse

  • Kris Allen earned at least $650,000, and other details about American Idol salaries

  • More insane and homophobic anti-Adam Lambert FCC complaints published

  • FCC complaints about Adam Lambert scarier, more dangerous than his AMA performance

  • Susan Boyle beats Adam Lambert, who more than doubled Kris Allen’s record-low sales

  • Susan Boyle, Adam Lambert’s debut records out today, following Kris Allen’s last week

  • 1500+ people complained to ABC about Adam Lambert’s performance

  • Adam Lambert’s AMA act featured bondage, simulated fellatio to fight “double standard”

  • Adam Lambert to Out: “refrain from projecting your publications’ agenda onto my career”

  • 19 Entertainment didn’t want Adam Lambert to appear “too gay” in Out magazine

  • Adam Lambert worried gay photos would “fuck things up” for him on American Idol

  • Adam Lambert calls For Your Entertainment cover “ridiculous” and “deliberately campy”

  • Adam Lambert talks about drug use, makeup, fans’ “entitlement,” being an object of fantasy

  • Adam Lambert has the #1 album on Amazon without any promotion; Kris Allen is #63

  • 19 Recordings signs Danny Gokey, the first time ever it has signed all final four

  • Idol 8 tour drawing slightly fewer people per city but earning the same as season 7 tour

  • American Idol 8 semi-finalist Ju’Not Joyner says the show is “fixed,” provides no evidence

  • American Idol 8 made $850 million in ads, down from AI7; Paula wanted more than Seacrest

  • How did Idol director Bruce Gowers get nominated for an Emmy? and other reality-related Emmy injustices

  • Kris Allen dumps “No Boundaries” on tour; handful of nutjobs protest Adam Lambert

  • Ryan Seacrest made $100,000 per American Idol 8 episode, is working on a three-year contract extension

  • American Idol 8 tour starts in Portland

  • Idol’s Michael Jackson night repeat comes in fourth place, behind Bachelorette, Law & Order repeat