Justin Timberlake & JC Chasez Chill With Girlfriends At The Standard

E! Online’s Ted Casablanca reports *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake chilled at the Standard Lounge with bandmate JC Chasez and gal-pals Tara Reid and Jenna Dewan. Drooling nearby was American Idol Ryan Starr, twiddling her thumbs.

LaLa Never Had Justin Timberlake Sex Fantasies

March 5, 2003 – On MTV’s Total Request Live earlier today, LaLa was asked if she ever fantasized about hooking up with *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake. LaLa said, “Ever had a fantasy? No. We’re just cool. Really cool. Me and Justin have been cool for a while. But my uncle does security for *NSYNC and that’s it.” But has the thought ever entered her mind? “If I had made thoughts, I would have made it happen. No, I never had thoughts about it.”

Perfectionist Justin Timberlake Often Cries Under Pressure

March 5, 2003 – WENN reports *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake puts so much pressure on himself to reach perfection he often finds himself crying. “I think my perfectionism is something I’ve had to deal with,” he admits. “I’ve been to some crazy places in my head because I expect so much from myself and I have to remember everyone is human. I’ve been in my hotel before and just cried for no reason. I was so run down and I thought I could do so much at the same time.”

Justin Timberlake Non-Committal On Potential Iraq War

March 5, 2003 – Radio 1 reports *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake stayed neutral regarding the potential war with Iraq, but said if artists feel passionate about it, they should express their views. “I think if you’ve got a view and you want to state it, state it,” he said. So does this mean he’d write an anti-war song himself? “I don’t know. If I believed in something, yeah, obviously. I think that’s the gift that we have as songwriters – to take something you visualize and maybe show people that perspective.”

Ryan Starr At Usual Suspects Theatre Company Party

Continuing to milk the life out of her ‘American Idol’ fame, Ryan Starr attended the Usual Suspects Theatre Company’s holiday party at club Nacional on Thursday (December 12) in Hollywood, California.

Ryan Starr Reveals Her Celeb Crushes

‘American Idol’ finalist Ryan Starr told Us Weekly some of her celebrity crushes. “Jay Hernandez from ‘crazy/beautiful’ and Tom Welling from ‘Smallville’ and Damien from MTV’s TRL and Brandon Boyd, the singer from Incubus,” she admitted.

Ryan Starr And Mario Lopez Share Romantic Dinner

The National Enquirer reports former ‘Saved By The Bell’ star and co-host of ‘The Other Half’ Mario Lopez was spotted with ‘American Idol’ hottie Ryan Starr sharing a romantic dinnre in Las Vegas. A source revealed, “Mario was definitely smitten and enjoyed the company. But Ryan was the one onlookers couldn’t stop gawking at. All eyes were on her, and poor Mario was fighting for her attention.” The source added, “Ryan seemed thrilled with her new celebrity status. She relishes the spotlight. In fact, she seemed so absorbed with her surroundings that Mario might as well have been eating alone!” That might have been a good thing since Mario is in a three year relationship with “The Doritos Girl” Ali Landry.

Backstabbing At ‘American Idol’ Fierce

The Globe reports fighting was bitter on ‘American Idol’, including the two co-hosts going at each other as well as the show’s 10 finalists. Nikki McKibbon seemed to draw the most fire from her fellow contestants, most notably from Ryan Starr. While Nikki was envious of Ryan’s hot and toned body, Ryan was jealous of Nikki’s self confidence. An insider said, “They bickered and hurled insults at each other constantly. One day, they almost got into a fistfight and production assistants had to step in and pull them apart!”

Nikki’s stunt later in the contest though had her fellow finalists fuming. “You should have heard the groans from the other singers when she had her little boy run to the stage and hug her,” a source revealed. “It was the most shameless, outrageous vote grabbing. Simon threw daggers. Kelly sarcastically said, ‘How sweet’ and rolled her eyes. But it worked for Nikki.”

The fighting didn’t stop there, as Tamyra Gray and Christina Christian also had their claws out. “When Christina got bumped, she threw her support behind Kelly,” said an insider. “She wanted the wheels to fall off Tamyra’s wagon and she eventually got her wish.” Tamyra didn’t make friends with her fellow contestants with her condescending attitude. “She believed that she had the most talent,” said the source.

Saddam Gets Tortured With ‘American Idol’

September 10, 2002 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday, “According to his mistress, she says in this ABC story that Saddam Hussein enjoys watching tapes of people being tortured. So apparently they get ‘American Idol’ over there, too.”

Simon Going To Only Sign Kelly, Justin & Tamyra

September 10, 2002 – ‘American Idol’ judge and RCA exec Simon Cowell frankly revealed who he’s signing to Extra TV. “I am going to sign Kelly, Justin, and Tamyra to RCA Records,” he said. “It’s very tempting to get involved with more, but there are only so many great songs floating around at the moment.” Video has since been removed.

Extra TV Pampers Tamyra Gray & Her Mom

September 9, 2002 – Extra TV pampered ‘American Idol’ finalist Tamyra Gray with a trip to Oasis Spa in New York City with her mother Rita. Tamyra says, “What better way in between schedules and in between interviews, come to the spa, relax, regroup and get back to work.” Video has since been removed.

AJ Gil Breaks Up With Girlfriend And Fields Record Deals

September 8, 2002 – ‘American Idol’ loser AJ Gil tells Us Weekly he just broke up with his girlfriend. “We’re taking a break… Things are just kind of crazy with us. We’re not fighting or anything – it’s just all of this [the show].” As for what that show might do for his career, AJ’s half-sister says that BMG, MCA, and Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs have contacted him.

Ryan Starr Says She And Tobey Are ‘Very Platonic’

Us Weekly spoke with ousted ‘American Idol’ finalist Ryan Starr on rumors he’s dating Tobey Maguire. Ryan says they have been friends for a year. “It’s very platonic, she insists. Ryan did admit to having a crush on Ben Affleck, but when told he was now dating Jennifer Lopez, Ryan said, “Hold it, I’m supposed to marry him!”

Ryan Starr, A Very Nice Person At JoJo Jam

Contributed by prettybaby0202:

Recently I just got back from KIIS FM’s Jo-Jo’s bash, and after the concert, Ryan Starr who was voted off ‘American Idol’ went to an area where fans were standing, (I dont think she was allowed to but she did anyway), she did autographs, and a few pictures with people. I got an autograph signed by her. She was very sweet.

The performers/guest’s tonight included (in no particular order) BBMak, Soluna, Mario, Howie D. of the Backstreet Boys, Jo-Jo from KIIS FM of course, Melissa, former member of Dream stopped by and chatted about what she’s up to & about her solo and acting debut, Wade Robson did a few dance moves, and was a total suprise to everyone who was there. And the concert ended with BBMak who rocked the house! And the person who played Suggar Daddy on the WB show a while back ‘Popular’ was in the crowd before the show, giving autographs and taking pictures, who by the way lost a lot of weight, and was very nice to everyone.

Tobey Maguire Uses Ryan Starr’s Phone Number

As we reported earlier, ‘Spider-Man’ star Tobey Maguire got the phone number of ‘American Idol’ finalist Ryan Starr at a recent event. Now MSNBC’s Jeannette Walls reports the actor has shown he has more than just a passing interest. “He got her phone number,” says the insider. “He’s been calling her.” No comment yet from Maguire’s spokeswoman.

Ryan Starr Gives Phone Number To Tobey Maguire

Ousted ‘American Idol’ contestant Ryan Starr was on the Howard Stern Show this morning and revealed that she had given her phone number to ‘Spider-Man’ star Tobey Maguire recently. Starr admitted that guys don’t even hit on her. She said that a couple of guys came on to her in high school but it was never the good looking guys. She went on to say that she has dated guys but she’s only been kissed. Howard said that her body is going to waste. As for Tobey, she claimed that he just got her phone number and he wasn’t hitting on her. Howard said she’s very naive because that’s what guys do. He said Tobey probably has her on his long list… he’ll call and call until she breaks down and he takes her virginity. Ryan doesn’t believe that’s what he’s up to though.

Ryan Starr And Celebrities Comment On ‘American Idol’

Entertainment Tonight caught up with Ryan Starr at the MTV Studios in New York after she got the boot last week from ‘American Idol’. Ryan says losing on tv won’t stop her from chasing her dreams. “It was going to come sooner or late and somebody had to be cut. And it ended up being me. I really enjoyed my time on the show.” She added, “I definitely have opportunities in my life.” Simon has expressed an interest in working with Starr, as she revealed, “We talked after the show and he told know give him a call and to talk — we’re going to talk in about five days about some career perspectives.” On the subject of her personal life, Ryan admitted, “I never had a boyfriend, actually. It is probably a shock. But i don’t date very often.”

Celebrities such as Carmen Electra commented from the Teen Choice Awards, “I’m sad Ryan was voted off. She was cute and had great style.” Ryan tells Carmen, “I’ll be back and come on strong. I’m definitely going pursue my career. I won’t give up. She won’t be bummed for very long.” Actress Susan Sarandon said of the show, “Of course we watch ‘American Idol.’ Of course.” Backstreet Boys star AJ McLean is a fan of the show too, “Simon gets me into it because he’s such a great, arrogant ass.” AJ and fiance Sarah Martin added, “If there is something important we have to do, we’ll cancel. Watching ‘American Idol.’ Sorry. The competition is narrowing down. It is getting exciting. It is getting a lot of attention.” Carmen Electra has high hopes for all the finalists careers, “Look at all the publicity these people have gotten from being on the show. They’re in magazines and they get this television exposure. So I definitely think it can help launch their career.”

‘American Idol’ Contestants Have 3 Months Tied To BMG

August 4, 2002 – ‘American Idol’ judge and BMG boss Simon Cowell explained to Entertainment Weekly why the singers in the show are contractually forbidden to record for another label for at least three months. “If we didn’t have that protection you’d have all the runners-up running off to other record labels,” Cowell explains. “I’ve always thought it fair that the winner has to have their moment of glory on their own.” The full story at ew.com has since been removed.