Right before American Idol season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez spoke with EW backstage after Wednesday’s finale, she turned to a Fox rep and politely asked, “Can I take off my shoes now?” After the teeny tiny teenage power singer removed her (roughly) four-inch heels, she turned and smiled: “Just made myself smaller!”
As is so often the case with second-place finishers on Idol
Don’t feel bad for Jessica Sanchez — the 16-year-old might’ve finished second to Phillip Phillips on “American Idol,” but she’ll do just fine in the music industry. She’s already got Interscope Records chairman Jimmy Iovine talking about what kind of record she’ll make, and she got to sing with Jennifer Holliday, one of her musical idols, during the finale.
“I’m kind of relieved that this… Continue reading 'American Idol': Jessica Sanchez is 'relieved' it's all over (and happy for Phillip Phillips)
Just hours after it was reported that Jennifer Lopez is leaving “American Idol” after this season, the pop star took to Twitter to dispute the story.
“There is no truth to reports that say I am definitely leaving Idol,” she writes. “All I said was I haven’t decided what I am doing next year.”
Lopez then adds, “When I know for sure what I’m doing I will… Continue reading 'American Idol': Jennifer Lopez denies she's quitting
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Eighteen players vied for the million dollars on Survivor: One World this season, but in truth, 17 of them never really stood a chance. 29-year-old bridal shop owner Kim Spradlin turned Samoa into her own personal domination station, and in the end, the jury said “I do” when voting to give her the… Continue reading ‘Survivor: One World’: Winner Kim Spradlin reveals how she did it, her worst move, and what happened to that hidden immunity idol
Last night, American Idol met us in St. Louis, where we were looking forward to dancing the Hoochee Koochee. Unfortunately, the last stop on the audition tour (phew!) didn’t find too much by way of talent—with a couple notable exceptions. There was also a lot of filler, so consider yourselves lucky if you DVR’d this episode in advance. Let’s dive right in.
Contestant Johnny Keyser was unveiled to us at… Continue reading American Idol: Arch Angels