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Friday Fashion Flashback: Emmy Awards 2005

It’s that time of year again!

Elise Adams / September 18, 2015

James Franco, Cameron Diaz and Henry Cavill Lead Today’s Star Sightings

It’s time for another round of star sightings as we head into the glorious weekend (and summer season).
Cameron Diaz was all smiles on the set of her new film The Other Woman in New York City. The 40-year-old actress, who flaunted her long legs in a white dress, was joined by her co-star Nikolaj

Peggy Truong / June 21, 2013

Remember When People Loved ‘American Idol’?

There was a time when FOX’s American Idol laid a curse on any other TV show that shared a time slot with it. This was the curse of an ultimate crushing when it came to the ratings. But lately, American Idol is getting a taste of its own medicine. This week — even with Thursday’s reveal…

Amanda Hittinger / March 13, 2013

J-Hud on ‘American Idol’ Judges: Mimi Works, But the Rest…

When it comes to the new judges on American Idol, Jennifer Hudson isn’t singing praises.

“It’s taken a bit to get used to the new judges. I come from American Idol, so I’m used to seeing Simon, Paula and Randy,” she explained about the latest season during a visit on Live with Kelly & Michael o…

Laura Franco / February 8, 2013

Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant Corey Clark Suing Fox

Corey Clark, an aspiring singer who was kicked off American Idol in 2003 after his arrest record was exposed on the Internet, is suing the top-rated program over comments made about his early exit and his alleged affair with former judge Paula Abdul.

In a 44-page complaint, obtained Tuesday by The Hollywood Reporter,…

/ January 29, 2013

Top 10 Outrageous ‘American Idol’ Auditions (VIDEOS)

American Idol has returned!

Another new season of the hit FOX series — now in its 12th edition — means another new batch of auditions that will surely make viewers laugh, cry, cringe, look away or even reach for the mute button.

As fans count down to the highly anticipated new seaso…

Peggy Truong / January 16, 2013

‘Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars’ Recap: Final 3 Revealed After Perplexing Paula Abdul Performance (VIDEO)

It was our second to last heart-thumping night as we watched ABC’s Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars eliminate two couples from the semifinal round. The double send-off left three couples who will battle for the Mirror Ball trophy on next week’s finale.

At the bottom two going in to the results show were…

Celebuzz / November 20, 2012

Sheryl Crow, Paula Abdul, Kim Cattrall & More: Why Hollywood’s ‘SWOFTY’ Generation Are Happier Staying Single Than Getting Hitched (EXCLUSIVE GUEST BLOG)

Writing exclusively for Celebuzz, Wendy Walsh, Ph.D. — an expert for author of the forthcoming The 30-Day Love Detox – explains why so many celebrity “cougars” are happier staying single than tying the knot:

Well, here’s the thing about human bonding. It evolved in us so that two people with complimentary skill set…

Celebuzz / November 9, 2012

Mariah Carey on ‘American Idol’: Ex-Judge Paula Abdul Weighs in on the Singer’s Hiring

Former American Idol judge Paula Abdul says  Mariah Carey will hit a high note when she joins the hit show as a new judge.

“She will do great,” the 50-year-old said at a UCLA event to motivate and empower high school and college students on Thursday.

So why does Abdul think Carey will

/ August 3, 2012

Celebrity Fashion: Hits and Misses of the Week (PHOTOS)

Lea’s Red Carpet Looks

The ‘Glee’ star’s hottest red carpet styles!


It’s that time of the week again when Celebuzz dissects the best — and not-so-amazing — celebrity fashions.
Maxi dresses were a big…

Gabrielle Chung / July 22, 2012

Fired ‘X Factor’ Judge Paula Abdul Says Simon Cowell Still a Friend (EXCLUSIVE)

Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell’s friendship has been in the public eye since working together on American Idol, but is she still furious with the British music mogul when he abruptly terminated her mentoring position on The X Factor last January?

“Believe it or not, Simon and I are friends,” Abdul, 50, told Celebuzz

Celebuzz / July 9, 2012

Paula Abdul Confirms Getting Axed By ‘X Factor’

After reports hit that Paula Abdul may also be leaving The X Factor along with her fellow female judge Nicole Scherzinger, the 49-year-old TV personality’s rep confirmed the news to

“Yes, it’s true; I won’t be returning to The X Factor next season,” the former American Idol judge said in a statement to…

/ January 31, 2012

Who Should Replace Paula Abdul & Nicole Scherzinger on ‘The X Factor’? (PHOTOS)

There appear to be numerous shake-ups happening right now on Fox’s freshman reality series The X Factor.

In a tweet, host Steve Jones announced that he will not be returning for the show’s sophomore season. Neither will controversial judge Nicole Scherzinger, whose exit was just confirmed by a show producer, according to the…

/ January 31, 2012

Trend Spotting of 2011: Starlets Suit Up on the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Menswear never looked so good in 2011, especially when it was worn by women! Everyone from Jennifer Aniston to Angelina Jolie suited up for photo ops this year, and we were loving the look!

Most recently, judge Paula Abdul wore a white pen-striped suit for The X Factor conference this week, making for…

/ December 22, 2011

Paula Abdul Storms Off Jimmy Kimmel’s Show (VIDEO)

Paula Abdul did not take lightly to Jimmy Kimmel’s comments about her X Factor contestants. The judges of the hit FOX show made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Monday night, but Paula didn’t stay on stage too long before she was offended. 

The host said candidly of her ousted contestants, “Paula, yours deserved to…

/ December 13, 2011

Flashback Friday: Paula Abdul & Keanu Reeves in ‘Rush Rush’ (VIDEO)

Two of today’s top stories are yesterday’s cute couple! It’s Flashback Friday! 

Paula Abdul and the X Factor gang are taking some heat for last night’s hyper-emotional elimination in which one of the contestants fell to the floor, while Keanu Reeves is being championed as a modern day gentleman for giving up his seat…

Wes Ferguson / December 9, 2011

Paula Abdul Breaks Down During ‘X Factor’ Elimination (VIDEO)

Thursday night was elimination night on the X Factor and for the second time in a row, Paula Abdul found herself in an unfortunate situation with two of her groups in the bottom. The four judges are required to vote an act off after watching them sing one last time, but Paula had a major…

/ November 11, 2011

Celebuzz Goes Inside ‘X Factor’ Hollywood Premiere! (PHOTOS)

In case you didn’t know, FOX’s brand new singing competition The X Factor premieres next week, and Celebuzz has all the inside scoop your need!

We were on hand at the show’s Hollywood premiere on Wednesday evening, and have inside scoop straight from the judges themselves!

/ September 15, 2011
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