Katharine McPhee Flies Home To LA After Shooting Movie

Katharine McPhee checked in with her Twitter followers (@katharinemcphee) on Saturday (July 31), discussing her role in the new movie ‘Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding’, breaking her new smartphone, and being joined on her flight back home to Los Angeles by Lakers star Andrew Bynum. The ‘American Idol’ season five runner-up writes:

Ahh Twitter world. Sorry I’ve been gone 4 so long. After much excitement about my new Droidphone I dropped after a week & a 1/2 & it broke.

It took a couple days to get a new 1 & now I’m bubble wrapping it everywhere I go. But since u haven’t heard from me I’ve been in upstate NY

Working on a movie called Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding starring Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, and many more! and they were all lovely!

Home now just landed & it’s nice 2 b home. Guess who was sitting across the isle from me on the plane? Hint: @lakers http://twitpic.com/2ah8l6

Andrew Bynum…he’s huge!. He was showing pics of his Africa trip 2 the stewardess. & was just returning from NY from his knee surgery

And might I add he is easy on the eye! Yeah for Andrew Bynum…not sure I’m spelling his name right.

Katharine McPhee Launches Project To Help End Child Hunger

Katharine McPhee updated fans on her official web site on Monday (June 28) about a project she’s teaming with ConAgra Foods Foundation to help end child hunger in America. The ‘American Idol’ season five runner-up writes:

I am honored to be working with Feeding America and the ConAgra Foods Foundation to launch the Hunger-Free Summer program – to make sure kids at risk of hunger have access to nutritious meals year round. So, while school may be out for summer, lunch is always in session.

This summer I am going to be traveling across the country – from Orlando to Los Angeles – to Feeding America food banks that received grants from the ConAgra Foods Foundation – to volunteer my time, but more importantly, to raise awareness about this important issue.

The entire message at katharinemcphee.com has since been removed.

Katharine McPhee Apologizes For Canceling Harrisburg Show

Katharine McPhee updated fans on her blog at MySpace (@katharinemcphee) on Friday (June 18), apologizing for having to cancel her July 13th concert at the Whitaker Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The ‘American Idol’ alum writes:

My apologies to all who bought tickets to the Harrisburg, PA show. The show’s cancellation was beyond my control. I am very sorry. Stay tuned, however, for some very exciting news. Love Kat.

Katharine McPhee ‘Terrified’ Video Ft. Zachary Levi

Katharine McPhee 'Terrified' music video

Katharine McPhee is out with the music video to her new single ‘Terrified’, featuring ‘Chuck’ star Zachary Levi. The version of the song featured on her sophomore album ‘Unbroken’ features Jason Reeves, while this version is available on iTunes. Watch it via YouTube below.

Katharine McPhee Performs ‘Terrified’ On ‘The Tonight Show’

Katharine McPhee backstage with Jay Leno on 'The Tonight Show' set

Katharine McPhee performed her new single ‘Terrified’ during an appearance on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ last week. Video at YouTube has since been removed. The ‘American Idol’ alum posed for a photo with Jay backstage before taping the NBC program, telling her Twitter followers (@katharinemcphee):

Hey, Everyone! Here’s a pic with Jay Leno that we took backstage before the show :)

Katharine McPhee Scores Role In TV Pilot ‘The Pink House’

Katharine McPhee checked in with her Twitter followers (@katharinemcphee) on Monday (March 1) after The Hollywood Reporter said she has scored the lead role in the NBC TV pilot ‘The Pink House’, where the ‘American Idol’ alum will play Emily. Kat writes:

Guess you all heard about my pilot I got. They didn’t waste one second to share the info!!!! I didn’t even know they released it yet. Haha.

@MelissaNY115 soooooo excited. I had my final network test on Friday and found out Friday night!

Many have asked will I still be doing my tour dates with my music? Heck yeah!!! I love my music and record and can’t wait to do live dates!

Joel McHale, Ken Jeong & Katharine McPhee Discuss Her ‘Community’ Cameo

Ken Jeong talked about his favorite ‘American Idol’ visiting ‘Community’ in an episode that airs early March following the Olympics on NBC. In another clip, Joel McHale talked about Kat, calling her “awesome” and “easy on the eyes”. A third clip has McPhee talking about how she’s a huge ‘Community’ fan and a fan of McHale.

The videos at NBC.com have since been removed.

Katharine McPhee: ‘We Are The World’ Remake The Highlight Of My Career

Katharine McPhee with Celine Dion at the Jim Henson Company

On Monday (February 1), Katharine McPhee was part of dozens of artists who recorded ‘We Are The World’ to benefit Haiti relief at the Jim Henson Company, the former A&M recording studio, where the original ‘We are The World’ song was recorded. The ‘American Idol’ season five runner-up told her Twitter followers (@katharinemcphee) afterward:

Just arrived at Henson studios. The We Are The World remake is a history making event. I can’t believe I’m a part of it!

Yesterday was amazing. I think it was definitely a highlight of my career. I hope that it can bring great things for Haiti!

@yvettenbrown hey girlie! Babs sure was there! and everyone else! I didn’t take pics but I took video

The greatest day ever!

Katharine McPhee Having Fun On The Set Of NBC’s ‘Community’

Katharine McPhee joined the cast of NBC’s ‘Community’ as a guest star, where the ‘American Idol’ season five runner-up learned very quickly that stars Joel McHale and Chevy Chase spend as much time as they can behind the scenes goofing off. “This is fun,” McPhee told ‘Access Hollywood’. “I’ve done a couple of different things. I’ve been able to do a couple of guest spots on some other shows, but this is by far the most fun I’ve had as a guest star.” Kat added that Joel and Chevy are a blast on the set. Watch the interview below.

“Amazing Boobs” Highlight Katharine McPhee’s ‘Tonight Show’ Performance

‘American Idol’ season five runner-up Katharine McPhee visited CosmoGirl to talk about how her ‘Tonight Show’ performance had people – including her mother – talking about her boobs, how her new blonde hairstyle changed her style, her beauty tip opening her jaw to put makeup on her cheeks, trying to talk her hubby into adopting a dog, and the pros and cons of dating older men – since she’s married to 44-year-old Nick Cokas.

“Everybody’s been talking about that top all week,” Kat said of the ‘Tonight Show’ outfit. “My intention was not to look busty. I kept pulling the ladies to the side, I didn’t want it to look distracting. When I got off to the side, everyone was like, ‘Your boobs looked amazing.’ My mom e-mailed me actually and said, ‘Wow, your boobs looked great.'”

Watch the interview via YouTube below.

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