Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban have officially been announced as American Idol judges for
season 13 of the hit reality television show. The first photo of the judges on the set was also released today.
Jennifer Lopez returns as a judge as Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey depart. Harry Connick Jr. joins the show this season for the first time. Season 13 debuts in January 2014 on Fox.
Harry Connick Jr. says, “I have always been a huge fan of AMERICAN IDOL and really enjoyed my time as a mentor on the show. And I am honored that they’ve asked me to be a judge this season. As an entertainer, I am truly excited to bring my perspective to American Idol , and to help emerging performers find their way.”
Fox also released photos of the judges. It is good to have Jlo back on the show. The three judges should provide interesting commentary on the young talent and on the music business in general.
Gwen Stefani is reportedly pregnant.
The 43-year-old No Doubt singer is said to be expecting her third child with Gavin Rossdale .
Stefani is in the early stages of pregnancy, according to Us Weekly .
The singer and Rossdale are already parents to seven-year-old Kingston and five-year-old Zuma.
Miley Cyrus is anything but shy these days.
The pop star also has little affection for paparazzi .
On Thursday, Cyrus let one paparazzo know exactly how she felt.
She tweeted, “ Just called this paparazzi a C*NT. So before he makes breaking ‘news’ out if it. Ill just say
it. Ha-Ha #C*NT. ”
There were no asterisks in the Cyrus version.
No indication yet of what specifically occurred between the singer and the photographer.
A$AP Rocky , who recently needed to be restrained by girlfriend Chanel Iman while he argued with a security guard at the MTV Video Music Awards, was
charged on Tuesday with misdemeanor assault for allegedly slapping a woman in Philadelphia.
The woman claimed that while at the “Made in America” festival on Saturday, the rapper hit her in the face while making his way through the crowd.
According to the woman’s complaint, other women were pulling on Rocky’s shirt, and he turned around and slapped her, resulting in her allegedly suffering
I will update as more details emerge.
Lamar Odom has reportedly entered
rehab for drug and alcohol abuse.
The NBA player was arrested for DUI last week, and has allegedly been struggling with a crack cocaine addiction.
According to People’s magazine, the athlete finally “realized he needs
Odom was reportedly given an ultimatum by Khloe Kardashian to get help or he could not stay in the couple’s
home. Gossip Cop
Austin Mahone will NOT be joining Ariel
Winter on the road quite yet.
The 17-year-old singer, who won Artist to Watch at last month’s MTV Video Music Awards, just flunked his driving
“Taking my drivers test today!! wish me luck,” he tweeted early on Wednesday.
But an hour later, Mahone had to tell his 4 million followers, “I failed.”
He explained, “She told me to stop singing in the car.”
But then, hope returned… briefly.
“I got to take it again!” tweeted Mahone. “Failed again… I’m so mad.”
The pop star’s Mahomies will have to wait just a little longer to see their favorite behind the wheel.
Jennette McCurdy and NBA star Andre Drummond are dating after “meeting” on social media last month.
After the Detroit Pistons player repeatedly expressed his interest in the “iCarly” star on “Women Crush Wednesdays” on Twitter,
McCurdy contacted him on the site.
She tweeted in August, “I wanna watch you play!” to which Drummond replied, “ill let you know when I play in LA!”
The pair has been together even since,
posting numerous couple shots on Instagram and Twitter.
Tom Brady returns as the face of Ugg for the Fall 2013 Ugg for Men campaign. Brady stars in a new video
called “For Gamechangers.” The campaign is directed by Spencer Susser. It chronicles Brady’s journey from high school athlete to Super Bowl-winning NFL player. The campaign shows Brady’s journey as different team buses from high school to the NFL.
Brady says, “The bus is one of my favorite places to be. We have this focused energy that builds as we prepare for battle and there is a sense of camaraderie you can’t find anywhere else.”