‘American Dreamz’ star Mandy Moore admits to ‘ET on MTV’ that she’d have a tough time on ‘American Idol’, especially facing the cruel commentary from Simon Cowell. “I think I would have gotten cut in like the first round,” Mandy admitted. “I’m a really sensitive girl, so I think Simon would have said something rude to me and I would have cried or ran off stage or something.”
Mandy Moore Talks With ‘ET’ About ‘American Dreamz’
April 4, 2006 – ‘Entertainment Tonight’ caught up with Mandy, who talked about her new film ‘American Dreamz’. Moore admitted she was “pretty bumbed” after her kissing scene with co-star Hugh Grant was removed by the time they started shooting. et.tv.yahoo.com has since removed the video.
Prince Talked Into ‘Idol’ Cameo
April 4, 2006 – The New York Post reports Prince’s record company convinced the singer to go on ‘American Idol’ to boost sales of his new album ‘3121’ as Barry Manilow was able to do earlier this year. “It wasn’t easy though,” said one source, “because Prince apparently hates the show and has never even watched it.”
‘Idol’ Becky O’Donohue Won’t Give Up On Singing
April 3, 2006 – Chaunce Hayden of Steppin Out magazine spoke with ‘American Idol’s first 2006 castoff, Becky O’Donohue. The singer, who posed in Maxim with her twin sister Jessie, was asked if she agreed with Simon Cowell that she has a better shot at making it as a model than she does as a singer. “I’m not going to put singing on the back burner,” she said. “Singing has always been my first love. But I am willing to pursue avenues within acting and modeling just so I can get my name out there to help my singing career. I mean, I love being in front of the camera and I feel very comfortable. So what better way to make a living than by doing something you love?”