Simon Cowell used to be the draw of 'The X Factor,' but someone has usurped his position as the main reason to watch. It's not Simon's nemesis, L.A. Reid, and it's not the big name (Britney Spears), either.
Yes, Rylan Clark embodies a gay stereotype, but is that really such a bad thing? By camping it up each Saturday night, is he really bringing shame on the gay community? I don't think so. In fact, I think he should be celebrated for being such a beacon of pride on primetime television.
Having just released his debut album, I'm Right Here, on October 2, singer-songwriter Chris Rene stops by What's Trending to perform his original tune, "Rockin' With You," and take questions from loyal fans, a.k.a. Reneliens.
I hate X Factor. I make no secret of it. It infuriates, upsets and troubles me. It's like a manipulative ex who the rest of the family love but whom was actually inherently mad, bad and dangerous to know.
Britney and her manager were conspiring to mess with one of the assistants by sending him on a wild goose chase for a straw hat and a tiara, while Simon decided to arrive on an electric scooter with a police escort. Just another "X Factor" audition show ...
With all the negativity out there today directed towards the "have-nots," I'm so happy that a show like X Factor can provide a chance to make it, based purely on talent and effort, and not on the bank account you were born with.
We kicked off episode 3 in Kansas City, where the big news in the arena was that poor, delicate Simon Cowell was feeling under the weather and was skipping the auditions, presumably to roll around on a bed covered in $100 bills.
Luckily, since the new season of "Glee" premiered immediately after, there was only enough time for an hour of mortifying attempts at singing from those deserving of restraining orders, which marks the first occasion I'll ever feel grateful for "Glee."