Mitt Romney has already lifted one American out of poverty. Eric Hartsburg, from Indiana, recently used eBay to sell "tattooing rights" to his face. A wealthy Republican paid $15,000 (£9,300) for Mr Romney's campaign logo to be inked on his right temple. "I don't mind," the (Romney-supporting) Mr Hartsburg told reporters. "It's something I believe in." Let's hope he feels the same way in 20 years.
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Thursday 02 August 2012
If Randy Jackson yells "Yo Dawg!" during the next season of "American Idol," he could be talking to Snoop Dogg, if the rapper has his way.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
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Sunday 15 July 2012
Brian May thinks Adam Lambert's 'a keeper', and the audience agrees
Friday 13 July 2012
Rocker Steven Tyler on has bowed out of his job as a judge on top-rated television singing contest "American Idol" - the US equivalent of the X Factor -, saying he wants to dedicate himself to his band, Aerosmith.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
Power broker scouts for a 'bigger celebrity' as Fox show's viewing figures fail to meet expectations
Tuesday 31 January 2012
US X Factor judges Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones are out of the TV show, it emerged today.
Monday 08 August 2011
Steven Tyler has reportedly asked for a pay rise to stay on 'American Idol'.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Cheryl Cole has been confirmed as a judge on the US version of 'The X Factor'.
Sunday 27 February 2011
Jessie J is the latest starlet to be eased from BRIT School to Brit Awards, and with a No 2 and No 1 single already to her name, she's well ahead of schedule.
Monday 04 October 2010
In a few days, the O2 Arena will host Axl Rose and what remains of Guns and Roses. But first, sport: tonight a collection of extremely tall and athletes, together with two troupes of cheerleaders, will attract a sell-out crowd of 19,000 to London’s Docklands, for an evening of high-octane professional basketball.
Monday 10 May 2010
"American Idol" creator Simon Fuller on Monday marked a digital music milestone, and said he was looking to the Internet and other digital platforms for the next big thing in global entertainment.
Monday 27 July 2009
Authorities say a 25-year-old former two-time American Idol contestant has been struck and killed by a car in a New Jersey shore town.
Saturday 06 June 2009
Thursday 28 May 2009
Simon Cowell's former girlfriend was granted a temporary restraining order against a woman accused of choking her outside the American Idol finale.
Friday 04 July 2008
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