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Posts from: April 2009

Paula and Bruno, Danny Gokey and Lens Crafters, mansion ghosts, iTunes denial, and other American Idol stupidity

There’s been lots of random but vaguely interesting news floating around about the American Idol universe recently, like the fact that Paula Abdul has teamed with a dog food company to raise money for charity or the fact that the finalists “got free Gibson guitars,” as Matt Giraud told the Los Angeles Times. Here are …

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Jon admits “poor judgment” about going to a bar with a woman while Kate’s on her book tour

After being photographed early this morning leaving a bar with a younger woman who was not his wife, Jon & Kate Plus Eight‘s Jon Gosselin has issued a statement apologizing and saying he showed “poor judgment” in going to a bar with “friends” while his wife is on her book tour promoting Eight Little Faces: …

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Finalists’ Rat Pack songs helped by “mystery mentor” Jaime “your breath was fresh” Foxx

Perhaps the biggest surprise from American Idol‘s judges last night came when Simon Cowell critiqued not a contestant, but the “mystery mentor,” as Ryan Seacrest described Jaime Foxx, having introduced him with a phrase that I never expected to hear: “Like the Rat Pack, Jaime Foxx…” Talking to Danny Gokey, Cowell said, “What Jaime’s brought …

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