Gossip sites exploded over the weekend with rumors Simon Cowell, commonly known as the angry judge on American Idol, was pelted with eggs during the finale taping of Britain’s Got Talent. Turns out, the rumors were true. Even better? We have video to prove it.
No matter how much or little reality singing competitions you expose yourself to, it’s hard to imagine anyone these days who does not know Simon Cowell. His signature scowl and impersonation ready attitude has been parodied into the ground over the year, but I don’t think anyone could have guess the real Cowell would one day be on the receiving end of a harmless attack. You can view a video of the egging incident at the end of this post. (more…)
Although his presence resulted in multiple contestant signings to Epic Records, Reid says of his departure, “I have a company to run that I’ve kind of neglected.” Reid continued, “I have a huge responsibility to a roster of artists, and it’s kind of time for me to stop doing ‘the me’ show and get back to doing ‘the them’ show.”
Among Reid’s upcoming Epic Records projects will be Ciara‘s next album and Avril Lavigne‘s latest album.
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Since the announcement of Khloé Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez as co-hosts of The X Factor, the anticipation toward their live show debut has been building. Wednesday night, the wait was finally over as we watched Lopez breeze through the show, with Odom awkwardly stumbling through. Check out more details after the jump. (more…)
Though it is still unclear if Britney Spears or Demi Lovato will be back for the third season, FOX’s alternative entertainment president Mike Darnell made a few comments, which seemed to indicate a favorable push towards the two.
“The format changes are working, the contestants are unbelievably talented, and Britney and Demi ” alongside Simon and L.A. Reid ” have brought an incredibly fun new chemistry to the judges’ panel that our fans really love.
Also weighing in on the renewal was everyone’s favorite love to hate him judge, Simon Cowell.
I couldn’t be happier about The X Factor already being renewed for another season, Cowell said, I am so proud of the show and the team who have made it this season. I want to thank our incredible sponsors for their support and creativity, and FOX for going out of their way to do everything they can to make this show a success. Most importantly, I have to personally thank our amazing fans for the support and enthusiasm they have given to The X Factor. Our main commitment will always be to find great talent, and let’s not forget, we are now days away from our first live shows. The gloves are off! Expect fireworks!
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It’s official! After months of rumors surrounding The X Factor, Khloé Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez have been confirmed as the shows new co-hosts. Beginning Nov. 1, you’ll be able to watch the two during a live show debut.
By all accounts, the two co-hosts are ecstatic at joining the X Factor team, which also includes judges Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid, Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. Check out what they had to say after the jump. (more…)
As if A-Pop wasn’t bad enough already. Just when one might have thought that American pop, with all its auto-tuned voices and fake plastic beats, couldn’t possibly make the eyes and ears bleed more, it’s about to get worse. Nicki Minaj is set to bombard us with more of her overexposure via a series of reality specials on E!, her new gig as a 12th-season American Idol judge, and, of course, more music, while Britney Spears, of all vocally challenged singers, is already sitting in judgment of wannabe A-Pop idols on The X Factor.
And last but not least scary, Ke$ha’s back, and going by the early success of Die Young, the first single from her upcoming sophomore album Warrior (out November 30), she’s here to stay”at least for the time being. (more…)