For Some 'American Idol' Fans, Simon's Exit Is The End

Posted May 25th 2010 at 04:50 PM by The Pop Chorus

This evening begins the two-night finale of the ninth 'American Idol,' a season we'll remember less for its lack of talent than as the last hurrah of Simon Cowell, the biting Brit who was never afraid to call it like he saw it. Simon is departing 'Idol' to host 'The X Factor,' an American descendant of a singing competition he created in Britain. In the thick of finale season ('Lost,' 'Law &a...

Think David Boreanaz Is a Dirty Cheater? Check Out These Readers' Sleazy Stories

Posted May 5th 2010 at 04:20 PM by The Pop Chorus

'Bones' star David Boreanaz joined the Tiger Woods Infidelity Club this week, admitting he cheated on his wife of nine years, Jaime Bergman. Saying his extramarital adventures tainted his relationship, the actor told PEOPLE, "I just want to be open and honest. I was irresponsible." Fair game. He cheated, and that sucks, but he came clean. Then the story took a turn for the worse when Rachel Uch...

Sandra Bullock Named Her Son After an Icon. So Did Readers

Posted May 2nd 2010 at 10:00 AM by The Pop Chorus

Louis Armstrong's 'What a Wonderful World' played when Sandra Bullock first met her adopted son, and bam, the little boy was dubbed Louis Bardo Bullock. We turned to our delightful readers, the Pop Chorus, to hear their own tales of pop culturey baby-naming. We heard from a couple who named their son during a Rush concert, a woman who melded an Ozzy Osborne song with a Joan Jett rock anthem for...

Readers to Jillian Michaels: We Don't Want to Ruin Our Bodies With Pregnancy, Either

Posted Apr 26th 2010 at 12:20 PM by The Pop Chorus

'Biggest Loser' trainer Jillian Michaels told Women's Health she would rather adopt than become pregnant, saying, "I can't handle doing that to my body." The body-conscious trainer, 36, carries 120 pounds on her tiny 5'2" frame, but says she was an overweight teen, topping out at 175 pounds. We turned to our Pop Chorus -- to women who know where Michaels is comin' from, specifically -- to hear ...

Readers Speak: Why 'Dancing With the Stars' Made Us Ditch Team Kate

Posted Apr 22nd 2010 at 06:00 PM by The Pop Chorus

Kate Gosselin has had a rough year. After a televised and heavily scrutinized split with Jon, the father of her eight children and then a drama-ridden stint on 'Dancing With the Stars,' the reality TV star's controversial turn on the dance show (at one point, judge Bruno Tonioli called her "the super b**ch from hell") was enough to spoil some staunch Team Kate supporters for good. Just ask our Pop...

Twice-Wed Mother of Five Speaks: Serial Marriers, Octo-Parents Have Their Place

Posted Apr 21st 2010 at 02:15 PM by The Pop Chorus

Last week seemed to be The Week of the Hollywood Divorce. One PopEater editor felt it so strongly, he sounded off with some hypothetical restrictions for serial marriers and octo-parents. "The following needs to be enforced: If you have been married five times, you should not be allowed to marry again. Similarly, if you have five or more children, you should not be allowed to divorce," Mike H...

The Wedding Ring Thing: Is Sandra Bullock's Bare Finger a Big Deal? Readers Tell Us

Posted Apr 20th 2010 at 04:25 PM by The Pop Chorus

In the first clear photograph taken of Sandra Bullock since Jesse James' infidelities were made public, the Oscar winner is seen hiking in Northern California...without her wedding ring. While we have every reason to believe Sandra and Jesse will divorce, nothing is set in stone, and the story got us wondering: Is a missing wedding ring a sure sign of anything, or is it sometimes just not a big ...

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