Joanne Pacitti is this year’s Carly Smithson in American Idol genertating some controversy with the fact she has previously had a record contract, and had one of her songs covered by Britany Spears. MTV has the best article on the saga and gives a good summary of her show biz past.
Whitney Thompson the plus size model who won America’s Next Top Model is getting plenty of work, in this article here she tells us that she has pressure to both increase and decrease her weight, she is currently size 10.
If you live in the US and you have a bit of cash, you may want to bid on tickets to sit front row at Project Runway winner Christian Siriano’s New York fashion week show. The money will benefit the New York Restoration Project. More details here.
Ever wondered why we see some auditions on American Idol and not others. Well it all comes down to getting and paying for the song rights. The Seattle Times has a great article on this issue, and how it means we sometimes don’t see some contestants until the top 36! Did anyone see Jason Castro until the top 24 rounds last year?