BUZZINGS: Simon Cowell Thinks Howard Stern Is the William Hung of ‘American Idol’ Judge Candidates

  • Simon Cowell says that Howard Stern would be a lousy choice to replace him on American Idol, because “You’ve just got to know what you’re talking about.” Which explains the presence of noted musicologist Ellen DeGeneres on the judges’ panel. (PopEater)
  • Gwyneth Paltrow shares the exercise tips that toned up her “formerly sagging ass.” Sadly, no amount of crunches will slim down her bloated sense of self-importance. (Dlisted)
  • Lil Wayne had eight root canals in one day, in an apparent effort to make his impending jail sentence seem pleasant in comparison. (Bossip)
  • For some reason, people seem to have a problem with Elton John calling Jesus gay. Go figure. (Starpulse)
  • Stephen Baldwin gives President Obama’s job performance a thumbs-down. Next up: Dustin Diamond weighs in on the whole Iran thing… (Huffington Post)