Archive for the ‘Idol’ Category

Britney Flees Before Judge Decrees

January 15, 2008

LOS ANGELES – Britney Spears went to a courthouse Monday but abruptly left amid a swarm of paparazzi without attending a hearing in her child-custody battle with her ex-husband, missing a chance to try to persuade a commissioner to restore her visitation rights to her two little boys.

In this image taken from video and released by TMZ, Britney ...
In this image taken from video and released by TMZ, Britney Spears arrives to court in Los Angeles Monday, Jan. 14, 2008 for her child custody ruling. Superior Court commissioner decided Monday to keep in effect an earlier order suspending Britney Spears’ right to visit her two sons and keeping them in ex-husband Kevin Federline’s custody.
(AP Photo/TMZ)

Instead, the Superior Court commissioner heard a day of closed-door testimony from Kevin Federline and witnesses to a bizarre situation this month in which police took the pop singer to a hospital after a standoff in her home when she refused to return the boys to Federline’s bodyguard after a visit.

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China orders strict curbs on ‘Idol’-style TV shows

September 22, 2007

BEIJING (AFP) – China has ordered strict curbs on “American Idol“-style TV shows, including a ban on voting via the Internet, telephone or text messages, state media reported.

The rules also say participants must be healthy and mature, while hosts of the reality TV programmes should not flirt with each other or be nasty.

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