There’s diva behavior and then there’s Nicki Minaj showing up late to a live taping of “American Idol.” She had a good excuse though… L.A. traffic!Host Ryan Seacrest kept the energy up, telling the audience to “keep the energy going for three of your four judges” and asking the panel, “Which one of you judges gave Nicki the wrong directions to the studio today?” and “Who drained the fuel from her car?”
About $100,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from Julianne Hough’s car last week, all gifts from boyfriend Ryan Seacrest.told TMZ that the “Safe Haven” star was in Hollywood visiting a friend at an apartment complex. She parked her Mercedes in the lot, leaving three expensive pieces of jewelry in the car, and when she returned, it had been ransacked.
She’s hinted at it again and again, but Jennifer Lopez finally confirmed that she isn’t returning as an “American Idol” judge.
It was finalists Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips’ big night on “American Idol,” but it was former contestant Ace Young who stole the spotlight with a surprise proposal to fellow “AI” alum Diana DeGarmo.People at the season 11 finale post party, "I called Nigel [Lythgoe] directly last week and said, 'I want to do this. I'm going to do this. Is there any way I could do it at the show?' He said 'Yes, I'm not going to tell anybody until the day of ... [and] I want you to figure it out with Ryan [Seacrest]."
After the "American Idol" finalists performed for the last time Tuesday night, "Extra" went backstage to ask America's burning question: "Who is going to be crowned the season 11 champ?"