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“American Idol” welcomes judge Mariah Carey

“American Idol” welcomes music icon Mariah Carey as a judge. According to TMZ, the singer will earn less than what Jennifer Lopez was paid for the second season. Still, Carey says she is excited to be part of the jury: “I can’t wait to get started in a couple months”. A week after Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler left the “American Idol”, Mariah Carey is welcomed by the show’s team. The Grammy winner announced her joining the “Idol” jury on Monday, during a surprise phone call on the Television Critics Association presentation in Beverly Hills. The singer says she is excited to “get started in a couple of months”. Carey is currently working on her new album and a new single, “Triumphant”, which will be released in August. “I can’t wait to channel my creative energy as a part of this show which is a massive global phenomenon”, she added. TMZ says that Carey will cash in $12 million, the same amount that Lopez was paid for her first season. This is less than what she had earned for her second season – $20 million. Britney Spears is paid by “X Factor”, also for a first season, the sum of $15 million, which is still more than Mariah is pulling. This makes Nick Cannon’s attitude a bit awkward. A few days ago, after finding out that Lopez was leaving...

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Demi Lovato reveals that she used to cut herself

The latest issue of Self magazine features a sunny smiling Demi Lovato on its cover, who is willing to talk about her troubles in the past years, involving bipolar disorder, bulimia and cutting herself, without fear. The singer says she is now in a stronger place. It didn’t take long since the announcing of the new “X Factor” judges for the rumors to appear. And most of them involve Demi Lovato and Britney Spears jumping at each other’s throats. But in a recent interview to Self magazine, the former “Sonny With a Chance” star reveals that, in reality, their relationship is great. Britney Spears is “a sweet girl”, according to Lovato, who also believes that they share a connection, as they both went through some very public struggles. Talking about her own problems, Demi tried to explain how she felt before rehab, last year. “There were times I felt so anxious, almost like I was crawling out of my skin, that if I didn’t do something physical to match the way I felt inside, I would explode”, the singer revealed about her bipolar struggle. “I cut myself to take my mind off that. I just didn’t care what happened,” she added. But now, she feels she is “in a stronger place” As for her post-rehab life, Lovato says that exercise and meditation help her maintain not only her physique,...

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Lance Bass on Justin Timberlake’s wedding

Lance Bass recently spoke to Us Weekly about his view on Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake’s wedding. The two former N’SYNC members are inseparable and when Bass got the wedding invitation, he said there was no doubt he would be there for his friend. Read more to find out what places the couple visited in order to choose the perfect place for the wedding and what Lance thinks makes a perfect wedding gift for his buddy. Lance Bass is definitely coming to Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s wedding! On Thursday, while at the Maxim Hot 100 party, held in New York City, the musician and actor told Us Weekly, that he and Justin are like brothers and “there’s no question about” whether he will be present at the big moment in Timberlake’s life. As for the wedding gift, Bass believes that his former bandmate has everything he could want, “so a nice little toaster will do — maybe the one that puts a little Mickey Mouse emblem on it”, he joked referring to their childhood experience at the Mickey Mouse club [where they have also met pop stars Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera]. Of Jessica, 34-year-old Bass has nothing but good words to say. “She’s amazing. One of the best people I know”, he revealed to Us, adding that she has been cool to hang out with. “She has...

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