American Idol

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Plus size model and ‘American Idol’ alum Joanne Borgella has passed away at the age of 32 after an intense battle with a rare form of cancer, reports Plus Model Magazine.com. Plus Model Magazine has more: Joanne was the first winner of Mo’Nique’s Fat Chance pageant as “Miss F.A.T.” in 2005 and a top 24 […]

Ten Black former “American Idol” contestants have filed a lawsuit against the show claiming they were racially and criminally profiled to boost ratings, and they want $25 million a piece, reports TMZ. According to their attorney, ‘American Idol’ concocted a ‘cruel and inhumane’ scheme to sensationalize their arrest records even though they were never convicted […]

After experiencing a drop of approximately 10 million viewers, American Idol has secured Grammy and Oscar winning, season 3 alum Jennifer Hudson as a judge for season 13, reports E! Online. Multiple reports confirmed to E! News that season 1 winner, Kelly Clarkston, is also on board to help the flailing show which has dipped […]

After Randy Jackson, “American Idol’s last original judge, announced his departure from the show after appearing for 12 seasons, rapper and judge Nicki Minaj (pictured) is said to be exiting the show after the current season ends, according to US Weekly. SEE ALSO: Hilarious! Mike Epps Spoofs Charles Ramsey Interview [VIDEO] Although Minaj has not […]

The producers of one of America’s most popular reality TV competition shows “American Idol” are being sued by nine former contestants for alleged racism, according to TMZ. The past performers from various seasons allege they were given the boot as part of a racist plot to boost ratings for the Fox network. SEE ALSO: “What Would Django […]

Hip-Hop veteran, Queen Latifah, weighed in on the witch’s brew stirring on “American Idol” when she paid a visit to “Anderson Live” to chat with host Anderson Cooper. As previously reported by NewsOne, diva Mariah Carey and newcomer Nicki Minaj had an altercation that led to the show’s auditions being canceled for the day, and […]

According superstar diva Mariah Carey, the “altercation” between she and Nicki Minaj on the set of “American Idol” could have turned violent if Minaj had been carrying a gun. Calling in to ‘The View’ to speak with her friend Barbara Walters, Mimi claims that Minaj said of her, “if [I] had a gun, [I] would […]

Nicki Minaj, or Roman Zolanski, or Barbie, couldn’t contain herself around the Queen Diva, Mariah Carey, and exploded at her on the ‘American Idol’ set. Both artists, along with Keith Urban, are new to the judges’ table this year, replacing Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez. Randy “The Dawg” Jackson and Ryan Seacrest are the […]

The last remaining original “American Idol” judge, Randy Jackson, is reportedly stepping down from his current gig on the show and will instead serve as a mentor to the contestants, according to TMZ. As to who will fill Jackson’s judging role, mum’s the word from the show’s officials thus far but tongues are wagging. There will be four judges when the […]

Former American Idol alumni Anware Robinson was nearly shot to death during a robbery recently. At one of his previous shows, Robinson spoke to the audience. He said that while driving home with his friend Joshua three young men attempted to rob him. In fear for his life he drove off. The three assailants pursued […]