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American Idol Is Being Sued For Racism

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Jermaine Jones and 10 other former black American Idol contestants are in a racial discrimination lawsuit. Jones is citing his disqualification from season 11 for having outstanding warrants in New Jersey, www.theroot.com reports. “I was and continue to be appreciative of the opportunity to perform as a Top 10 contestant during Season 11 of ‘American Idol,’ which was once considered the world’s biggest stage for up-and-coming recording…

Nicki Minaj Sued For $30M By Former Stylist

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By Lechette Walker Nicki Minaj’s former stylist, Terrence Davidson, has filed a lawsuit accusing rapper Minaj of stealing his wig designs. The intrinsically colorful wig designs that contributed to the unique success of Minaj, is a direct result of Davidson influence on her wig choices, according to her former stylist. Patti LaBelle and Jennifer Hudson are some of the celebrity clients that Davidson has worked for in the past. He…

Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson Plan To Mentor Bobbi Kristina’s Music Career

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert “Like mother, like daughter”…Well maybe so, RadarOnline.com just recently revealed that Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown is being prepped for music stardom! This is just two years after her mother’s death. As many can recall, Whitney Houston drowned to death in her hotel bathtub at the Beverly Hilton on February 11, 2012. Houston was just 48 years old. Famous music icons, Mariah Carey and American Idol…

Twins Claim American Idol Ruined Their Music Career

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By Daphne R A set of twin brothers who appeared on American Idol 7 years ago told a reporter at Memphis’ WREG News that appearing on the show has cost them a career in music and they want to warn other American Idol hopefuls of what to watch for. Brothers Terrell and Derrell Brittenum allege that the show misleads people with the promise of going to Hollywood. They say that…

With Diabetes Diagnosis and After Leaving “Biggest Loser,” Ruben Studdard Sheds 104 Pounds

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by Liku K. American Idol fans will always remember the voice of Ruben Studdard who crooned his way to the top of the immensely popular show’s second season. Since then, Studdard, as a successful R&B, pop and gospel singer, has been a nominee for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 2003 Grammy Awards and has gone on to top various charts on both sides of the Atlantic. Despite the…

‘American Idol’ Champ Candice Glover’s Album Release Date Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

‘American Idol’ Champ Candice Glover’s Album Release Date Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

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  If you were hoping to buy the new album from Candice Glover, you won’t be getting that anytime soon.  The singer’s project has been pushed even further back, all the way till next year.  This makes you wonder if it was the production or the marketing that caused the delay, since it would make sense to push out a project while the performer is hot.  But maybe they know…

Fantasia Goes In On Fan For Making Nasty Comments About Her Niece

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Over the years Fantasia has had her share of issues, but the one thing we can always count from the former American Idol to keep it real. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that when a fan decided to make rude comments about her niece on Instagram, Fantasia wasn’t having it. She gave the fan a bit of “shine” by calling her out and acknowledging the nasty…

People Speculate that Diddy Turned Down American Idol Because of J-Lo

People Speculate that Diddy Turned Down American Idol Because of J-Lo

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The rumor mill is always swirling around Sean “Diddy” Combs.  The mogul was allegedly under consideration for a shot on American Idol, but that all fell through because of relationship problems.  Is any of this true?  No one knows, but it is being reported that he may have some old feelings for J-Lo that are somewhat unresolved.  Or, it could be that we have nothing better to do than speculate…

Former Black American Idol Contestants Are Suing the Show for 25 Million APiece

Former Black American Idol Contestants Are Suing the Show for 25 Million APiece

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By: Madam Prezident Ten former African American contestants are suing American Idol. However, the question remains “Do they have a case”? Reports, are showing that each contestant that felt some form of racial discrimination is requesting 25 million dollars apiece. Which is more money than Mariah Carey got as a judge on the show. The contestants felt discriminated against by the different criminal questions they were asked oppose to other…

Jennifer Hudson Returning To ‘American Idol’ As New Judge

Jennifer Hudson Returning To ‘American Idol’ As New Judge

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If you get tired of one diva, you just replace her with another.  Jennifer Hudson is the latest face and beauty to grace the failing show, “American Idol.”  Hudson might be kicking a dead horse at this point, since the show lost a reported 10 million viewers, but hey, it’s worth a try. Hudson is going to appear as a judge during season 13, which should make for better TV…

Mariah Carey Impersonates Nicki Minaj During Wardrobe Malfunction

Mariah Carey Impersonates Nicki Minaj During Wardrobe Malfunction

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Mariah Carey’s feud with Nicki Minaj was national news for a while, but the show “American Idol” is still on its way to being dead.  This week, Carey had an interesting wardrobe malfunction and played it off by pretending to be Nicki.  but you could tell that she wasn’t comfortable.  Apparently Carey has been losing weight and didn’t know if the dress was a good fit anymore.  She is now…

Natalie Cole Is Pissed At American Idol For Not Inviting Her To Sing “Inseparable” With Candice Glover

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If you tuned into the American Idol season finale then you should have been speechless after the amazing performances and relieved that it was finally coming to an end. Oh and don’t forget celebrating the fact that Candice Glover won! But while all of this was going on Natalie Cole was somewhere hating on what she saw on her television. During last night’s finale before winners were announced, finalist Candice Glover…

Mariah Dumps Randy Jackson as Her Manager

Mariah Dumps Randy Jackson as Her Manager

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Mariah Carey just seems to be involved in all kinds of drama these days, from her feud with Nicki Minaj to the fact that her record sales and star power are starting to fade.  She isn’t a spring chicken anymore, and is working to hold on to her youth.  So, maybe this move is the latest effort by Carey to hold onto her youth and become the star she once…

Nicki Minaj Defends Herself: Calls Mariah Carey Insecure And Bitter

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  Nicki Minaj just can’t seem to let the feud between herself and fellow Idol judge, Mariah Carey go. Minaj took to her twitter account to once again express her frustration with Mariah Carey. What sparked Minaj to take to twitter was an article that famed blogger Perez Hilton wrote entitled, “Mariah Carey BURNS Nicki Minaj on ‘Idol’.”  Minaj’s rants were in response to Hilton. She tweeted, “Bwaha! Burn? Shes…

Nicki Minaj Goes Off On Eliminated American Idol Contestant Devin Velez

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Nicki Minaj has a rep for letting her mouth get her in trouble. She definitely has not let being the new judge on American Idol force her to holder her tongue. She has been brutally honest with contestants on the show, and now she going in on contestents eliminated from the show too! US Weekly reports: On Friday, March 29, mere hours after eliminated contestant Devin Velez suggested to reporters that the…