American Idol

Ellen DeGeneres admits she ‘hated’ her time on American Idol and says it was ‘one of the worst decisions’


Ever since the original three judges disbanded on the hit show American Idol, Fox has tried everything to recreate the magic with new recruits. The most questionable casting decision may have come when comedienne Ellen DeGeneres joined the panel. She admitted she “hated” the experience and went on to say that it was “one of the worst decisions” she’s ever made. Who knew it was that bad?

VIDEO PHOTOS Jax wears The Dress on American Idol


Tonight was the Top 8 girls performances on American Idol and Jax all but guaranteed her performance would be memerable by wearing “The Dress” that took the internet (and the recesses of my brain) by storm last week! Keep reading to watch an HD clip of her performance and the reactions of the judges as well as Ryan Seacrest afterward. PLUS, lots of photos and some rather funny post-performance tweets!

REPORT Harry Connick Jr. signs on as new American Idol judge


Singer (and super-hunky sexpot — I’m just sayin’) Harry Connick Jr is reportedly inking a deal to become the newest American Idol judge alongside Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban. The Hollywood Reporter, who has been all over the Idol personnel changes, says Harry joined Keith, J-Lo and former judge (now mentor) Randy Jackson at a celebratory shindig hosted by the show’s producer, Simon Fuller, where they all toasted the forthcoming announcement.