‘Access Hollywood’ Talks With Haley Scarnato

AccessHollywood.com’s Laura Saltman talked with ‘American Idol’ castoff Haley Scarnato about her experience on ‘Idol’, what’s next for her, and what she thinks of Sanjaya Malakar remaining on the show. Watch the segment via AccessHollywood.com below the cut. (more…)

Haley Scarnato Q&A With People

‘American Idol’ castoff Haley Scarnato spoke with People magazine after being voted off the hit show on Wednesday night. Asked if was true that she got last season’s runner-up Katharine McPhee’s old hair extensions, the 24-year-old responded, “Yes, that is true. I think it’s cool. They can wash them, so it’s fun. I think it’s cool to wear the hair extensions of Katharine McPhee. She’s Katharine McPhee!” As for how it was being able to work with Jennifer Lopez this week, Scarnato gushed, “She was great, she was so helpful. She was very warm and comforting. You could tell she really wanted to help us. She was so down-to-earth and I think everyone felt that way about her. I got to spend about 10 minutes with her. It was a great experience to hammer out the song and stuff.” Read more.

Haley Scarnato Talks With LA’s KIIS FM

‘American Idol’ castoff Haley Scarnato was on the phone with Ryan Seacrest of KIIS FM in Los Angeles on Thursday (April 12) to talk about getting voted off the show last night, Simon Cowell’s comments on her lack of clothing, how her fiance is reacting to the attention she received, the attention Sanjaya Malakar has received, and more.

The interview audio at kiisfm.com has since been removed.

Jennifer Lopez’s ‘American Idol’ Cameo

Latin artist Jennifer Lopez

Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Wednesday night, “Anybody see ‘American Idol’ last night? Well, last night, Jennifer Lopez made an appearance on ‘American Idol’. Yeah. So for the first time ever, Ryan Seacrest wasn’t the biggest ass on ‘American Idol’.”

Scarnato’s ‘American Idol’ Journey Ends

April 12, 2007 – Haley Scarnato of San Antonio was sent home during last night’s ‘American Idol’ when she scored the fewest votes among viewers of the FOX hit. Host Ryan Seacrest said the more than 35 million votes cast represented the season’s highest tally. “Haley heads home tonight on ‘American Idol’,” said Seacrest, announcing the result on the live broadcast.

‘American Idol’ Ice Cream Flavors

April 11, 2007 – Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Tuesday night, “The Edy’s Ice Cream Company has come out with five new flavors inspired by ‘American Idol’. Yeah, the least popular flavor – Paula Abdul’s Cookies ‘n Cream ‘n Pills ‘n Booze.”

Melinda Doolittle Picked To Beat Blake Lewis On ‘Idol’

April 10, 2007 – Our previous poll asking who do you think will win ‘American Idol’ saw Melinda Doolittle receive 35.1% of the vote, enough to easily beat out Blake Lewis in the #2 spot, who got 21.2% of the votes. Lakisha Jones came in at #3 with 17.6% of the vote, while Sanjaya Malakar got 8.6%, followed by Chris Richardson at 7.7% and Jordin Sparks at 7.5%.

‘Idol’ Finalist Chris Richardson & Lauren Conrad A Couple?

April 9, 2007 – ‘The Hills’ star Lauren Conrad was spotted trying to sneak out of Hollywood club Les Deux with ‘American Idol’ finalist Chris Richardson. After being ushered inside and skipping a huge line to get in the hotspot, the pair later came out together and then separated after they saw a photographer. Footage from TMZ has since been removed.

Tony Bennett Skips ‘Idol’ Elimination Show

April 6, 2007 – Jimmy Kimmel joked during his ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ monologue on Wednesday night, “It was supposed to be Tony Bennett week at ‘American Idol’, but he pulled out of tonight’s show. His publicist said he had the flu, but the rumor is, he actually came down with a nasty case of Sanjayarrea. … The Sanjaya-tola reign of terror goes on for yet another week.”