Remember Mark Mudd from the Louisville, Kentucky auditions (watch video above)? He didn’t get through to Hollywood, but on his way out of the audition room he told the judges to “be careful.” Paula Abdul somehow took that as a threat and got snippy about it.
Paula Goodspeed, who auditioned for American Idol during season 5, was found dead in her car – outside of Idol judge Paula Abdul’s house. Police report that Goodspeed died of an apparent suicide from a drug overdose.
Here we go again… American Idol 8 will return with its season premiere on January 13 and 14, 2009. That’s right – a two night, four hour premiere (8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox) will kick off American Idol’s eighth season.
We announced the other day that songwriter Kara DioGuardi has joined the judges panel at American Idol, but here’s the first picture of the new judge with “old-timers” Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.
Simon Cowell said of new judge Kara DioGuardi joining American Idol, “It’s like, you know, having dinner with three people for seven years, and getting quite bored of each other. So it’s having a fourth person, new opinion, I think it’s gonna be interesting.” …
American Idol is about to get a shake up for its eighth season – Grammy-nominated songwriter Kara DioGuardi will join American Idol as a fourth judge! What? Someone’s joining Paula, Randy and Simon at the American Idol judges’ table?
Kara DioGuardi will bring her songwriting talent to American Idol, as well as balance the boy/girl ratio on the panel. Read the rest of this entry »