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A Touch Unfair

Rachel Hawkins | Posted 01.23.2017 | Entertainment
Rachel Hawkins

I'm pissed off. Shock! I don't think I can make it through the day without something getting on my (lack of) tits. It's barely a quarter of the way ...

Why We Need An Overhaul In This Country's Stale TV News Model

Joe Seldner | Posted 11.08.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

It is time -- long overdue, actually -- to revolutionize the news model in this country, certainly the conventional television and cable news model.

Simon Cowell's 20-Month-Old Adorably Crashes 'Extra' Interview

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 10.25.2015 | Entertainment


That One Time Nicole Scherzinger Owned Simon Cowell On National TV

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.22.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Nicole Scherzinger does not appreciate being stereotyped by anyone, especially Simon Cowell. In an interview with HuffPost Live on Friday, the sin...

Fifth Harmony Is Devoted To Promoting Feminism '100 Percent'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women

Fifth Harmony cites feminism as strongly influencing their work, with their music video for "Bo$$" depicting several scenarios of female empowerment. ...

Lorde Sent Cupcakes To Bullied Aspiring Singer

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.19.2015 | Good News

Sometimes, when life gives you lemons, Lorde gives you cupcakes. The pop superstar apparently shipped aspiring singer Joe Irvine a box of cupcakes,...

The Dreams of Northern Ireland's Latest Musical Export - Janet Devlin

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.26.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Northern Ireland's Janet Devlin made her New York City debut and her first concert ever in the United States. If you are reading this from the U.K., you know who she is, but here she is an unknown, yet, that is about to change.

12 Careers to Help You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Dan Miles | Posted 02.10.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

There are many factors to consider when choosing a potential career; pay, prospects the elusive work/life balance. However too few people consider whether their chosen profession would in fact help them survive a zombie apocalypse.

Bea Miller's Sam Smith Cover Will Give You Goosebumps

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 08.28.2014 | Teen

Original Song: "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith Cover Artist: Bea Miller, one of our favorite former "X Factor USA" contestants originally recorded the ...

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Generation Gasps

Shelly Peiken | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment
Shelly Peiken

These days, I catch myself pretending to know what my young colleagues are talking about when they refer to some hot new topliner (that's new school speak for lyricist) with a perplexingly random moniker such as Catnip or Carpeting.

Fifth Harmony Reveals What Makes Demi Lovato A 'Real Boss'

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.11.2014 | Teen

The ladies of Fifth Harmony have some serious words of appreciation for Demi Lovato. The breakout girl group, which formed on season two of “The...

The One Thing Simon Cowell 'Regrets' About His Affair With Friend's Wife

Posted 04.09.2014 | Divorce

Simon Cowell made headlines last year for his relationship with Lauren Silverman, a woman already married to one of his best friends. In his first...

Campbell's Scoop No. 2: Confidence

Naomi Campbell | Posted 05.20.2014 | Style
Naomi Campbell

I get asked all the time what makes a model super, and while there's something to be said for hard work and having a special look -- a key element that separates a good model from an outstanding model is confidence.

The Fantasy of Reality TV Talent Shows

Patrick Hess | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

It isn't about the lottery-like TV talent show that will help Spencer get discovered. It's all about the good old formula of hard work. Then more hard work. And finally, hard work.

Nicole Scherzinger Rumored To Be Leaving 'The X Factor' UK To Return To Music

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.13.2014 | TV

Nicole Scherzinger is rumored to be leaving behind "The X Factor" UK, just as Simon Cowell makes his return. "It breaks her heart, but Nicole is sa...

'The X-Factor' Winner Is ...

Posted 12.20.2013 | TV

"The X-Factor" Season 3 has crowned its winners! SPOILER ALERT: Don't read on if you haven't seen "The X-Factor" Season 3 finale. Duo -- and co...

'I Always Knew She Wasn't Coming Back'

Posted 12.19.2013 | TV

On the eve of "The X Factor" season finale, Simon Cowell confirmed that Demi Lovato would not be returning to the show. "I always knew she wasn't...

WATCH: Trans Contestant Belittled By Serbian 'X Factor' Judge Offers Amazing Response

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Fifi Janevski is one person who won't let transphobia bring her down -- especially while pursuing her dreams on Serbia's version of "The X Factor." ...

Australian DJ Hitting the U.S. Airwaves -- Havana Brown

Reyne Haines | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Havana Brown is not just a pretty face. She's been keeping Australia dancing for years and is supported by the likes of Rihanna, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga.

X Factor's Lillie McCloud Is 'Ready for the Battle!'

Chris Sosa | Posted 12.15.2013 | TV
Chris Sosa

Audiences instantly fell in love with Lillie McCloud, a catsuit-wearing 54-year-old with a stunningly charismatic voice. She delivered a stunning cover of CeCe Winans' "Alabaster Box" during The X Factor's auditions.

X Factor: Raw Emotion & Raw Talents, Like Rachel Potter, Are Incredible

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 11.13.2013 | TV
Bonnie Fuller

The X Factor really does have the x-factor; it's got the most un-groomed, undeveloped talent of all its competitors -- and watching the contestants' performances, and their families' reactions, makes it the most emotionally-gripping show on TV today.

Paulina Rubio Promises Tough Love For Contestants On ‘The X-Factor'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.11.2013 | Latino Voices

“The X-Factor” is going to get a dose of “spiciness” from Paulina Rubio. The Mexican singer will officially crossover to the American ma...

How Paulina Rubio Will Save X Factor

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 11.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Gary Villablanca Duff

Rubio is an experienced and entertaining addition to the panel and provides Latinos with the opportunity to break another star into main-stream America

Laura Prudom

Talent Comes Out On Top On 'The X Factor' This Season | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.06.2013 | TV

At the "X Factor" Season 3 premiere party in West Hollywood on Thursday night, returning judges Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato were joined by newcomers ...

LOOK: What's Going On Between These Two?

VOXXI | Daysi Calavia-Lopez | Posted 08.23.2013 | Latino Voices

“La Chica Dorada” singer Paulina Rubio is teaming up with Demi Lovato on the judges panel of “X-Factor.” “X-Factor” creator Simon Cowel...