When celebs collide – it’s the perfect time for our links roundup. Plenty of intriguing posts for you here, including posts related to Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Randy Jackson and Selena Gomez.
Britney Spears: also known as Britney Jean Spears
Who’s first?? OK, it’s Nicki Minaj and Britney Spears …
– Nicki Minaj gets made under for Elle (magazine) from popbytes.com
– Nicki Minaj Threatens To Walk Off American Idol from necolebitchie.com
– Nicki Minaj Covers Elle, Also in a Hot Tub from theblemish.com
Jim Sturgess: also known as Jim,James Anthony Sturgess
We have seen a number of mentions of Kirsten Dunst and Jim Sturgess too.
– Upside Down‘s Kirsten Dunst and Jim Sturgess talk true love from www.sheknows.com
American Idol: American Idol,titled American Idol: The Search for a Superstar for the first season,is a reality television singing competition created by Simon Fuller and produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment. It began airing on Fox on June 11,2002,as an addition to the Idol franchise based on the UK show Pop Idol,and became one of the most popular shows in the history of American television. As of 2011,it was the most watched TV series in the Nielsen ratings and the only program to have been number one for seven consecutive seasons. The concept of the series is to find new solo recording artists where the winner is determined by the viewers. Winners chosen by viewers through telephone,Internet,and SMS text voting were Kelly Clarkson,Ruben Studdard,Fantasia Barrino,Carrie Underwood,Taylor Hicks,Jordin Sparks,David Cook,Kris Allen,Lee DeWyze,Scotty McCreery and Phillip Phillips. The series employs a panel of judges who critique the contestants’ performances. The original three judges were record producer and music manager Randy Jackson,pop singer and choreographer Paula Abdul and music executive and manager Simon Cowell. The judging panel currently consists of Jackson,singer/actress and record producer Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler. Other judges who have been a part of the show are songwriter Kara DioGuardi and talk show personality and comedian Ellen DeGeneres. The series is emceed by radio personality Ryan Seacrest and originally co-hosted with stand-up comedian Brian Dunkleman (for the first season). The series was described by rival TV executives as “the most impactful show in the history of television. ” It has also become a recognized springboard for launching the career of many artists as bona fide stars. As Entertainment Weekly puts it,”It’s given us Kelly,Carrie,Daughtry,and J. Hud.. Idol rules the reality roost because the winners of Fox’s ratings juggernaut actually do go on to greatness. And Taylor Hicks? He’s the exception that proves the rule.”
Been reading about American Idol and Jackson, Randy? Us too:
– Nicki Minaj showed up late to ‘American Idol’ – “Which is exactly what happened last night when Nicki Minaj showed up 13 minutes late to a live American Idol show because she was stuck in traffic” – said popbytes.com
– RYAN SEACREST Stumbles On Steps And Falls On JANE LYNCH During “American Idol” Live Broadcast (VIDEO) – anythinghollywood.com
– Nicki Minaj Arrives 13 Minutes Late to Live Taping of ‘American Idol’ – sandrarose.com
Emma Stone: also known as Emma,Emily Jean Stone
Finally, what about Selena Gomez and Harmony Korine?
– Friday’s Fashion Obsessions: Emma Stone and Selena Gomez – “Selena Gomez Everyone’s favorite Disney gal is all grown up!” – said www.sheknows.com
Still hungry for more goss? How about some pics…