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Simon Cowell’s Worst Insults Ever

Amanda Nieto | October 7, 2016 - 8:30 am

Raise your hand if you’ve been personally victimized by Simon Cowell. More »

‘American Idol’ Finalist Rickey Smith Killed in Car Crash

TMZ | May 6, 2016 - 12:19 pm

Former American Idol finalist Rickey Smith was killed Thursday night in a multi-car highway wreck in Oklahoma.

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‘American Idol’ Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy

TMZ | April 28, 2016 - 4:40 pm

The show became a money pit.

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Breaking Hair News: Katharine McPhee Goes Blonde for ‘American Idol’ Finale

Jelani Addams Rosa | April 8, 2016 - 1:22 pm

Someone’s channeling her inner Khloe Kardashian.
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Simon Cowell Still Won’t Apologize for Being Such a Jerk on ‘American Idol’

Mia Lardiere | April 8, 2016 - 12:09 pm

The V-neck regrets nothing.

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WATCH: William Hung Returns for ‘American Idol’ Finale to Sing ‘She Bangs’

Lisa Timmons | April 8, 2016 - 8:30 am

Arguably one of the most memorable American Idol contestants, William Hung returned to the reality TV singing competition to help celebrate the show’s finale.
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Brian Dunkleman and William Hung Returning for ‘American Idol’ Series Finale

Huffington Post | April 6, 2016 - 6:21 pm

American Idol is really pulling out all the stops for its series finale.

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WATCH: Jennifer Lopez Teases New Single, ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

Mia Lardiere | April 5, 2016 - 9:38 am

But… can we still call you MOM?

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‘American Idol’ Will Never Ever, Ever, Ever, Die

Jelani Addams Rosa | April 4, 2016 - 3:59 pm

American Idol will be right back, after the break.”
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WATCH: Kelly Clarkson Brings Everyone to Tears, Including Herself, With Her Emotional ‘American Idol’ Performance

Jelani Addams Rosa | February 26, 2016 - 2:03 pm

Get your tissues out.
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Kelly Clarkson Is Returning to ‘American Idol’ as a Judge

Gabrielle Chung | January 15, 2016 - 4:17 pm

Everything has come full circle.

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Clay Aiken Slams ‘Boring’ ‘American Idol’ Judges During Twitter Rant

Jelani Addams Rosa | January 7, 2016 - 12:25 pm

Talk about biting the hand that feeds you…
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