Can’t Stop Watching: ‘Scandal’ Casts Olivia Pope’s Mom, Ruben Studdard Exits ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Fantasia Shines on Broadway & More

Well, well, well, ABC’s “Scandal” has cast Khandi Alexander as Olivia Pope’s mother, Maya Lewis. This news was quite unexpected. Many people, myself included, had been wagering to see who would be cast in the much-talked about role.

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Fantasia Says ‘American Idol’ Needs New Judges

By Kyle Harvey, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Since winning “American Idol” in 2004, Fantasia Barrino has been one of R&B’s strongest voices and among the most accomplished singers in the genre. The North Carolina native has put out 4 award-winning albums and has been praised for her role as “Ms. Celie” in the Broadway production […]

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Fantasia Barrino Makes Shocking Courtroom Confession

Fantasia Barrino has admitted she got pregnant by her married lover Antwaun Cook and had an abortion around the time of her failed suicide attempt, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned. The ‘American Idol‘ winner made the sensational confession in a North Carolina court on Monday during Cook’s divorce proceeding with his ex-wife Paula. Fantasia Admits On […]

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‘Idol’ Update: Fantasia Goes Back to Reality

Forget Adam Lambert. Another former ‘American Idol’ is in the news this week. Fantasia Barrino is returning to her reality TV roots with a new series, ‘Fantasia for Real,’ which kicks off January 11 on VH1. The docu-series will focus on all aspects of Fantasia’s life, including her career, motherhood, and the obstacles she faced […]

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The Ultimate, All-Time ‘Idol’ Rankings

Alright, America. You asked for it, you got it! OK, maybe you didn’t ask, per se, but I knew you wanted it, so here it is: The Ultimate American Idol‘ Power Rankings. That’s right. Like Dr. Frankenstein, I’ve been working in the “Eye on Idol” lab for weeks to pull together this unstoppable force — […]

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