iOS app Android app

Rae Votta
GET UPDATES FROM Rae Votta
 
Rae Votta is the Entertainment Social News Editor for The Huffington Post, covering all forms of entertainment from music to novies to TV to celebrities -- but she likes to joke she's on the "'Glee' and 'N Sync beat." She is obsessed with obsession, fan culture and linguistics, and holds a Masters degree in a wacky combination of all three. You can find her at RaeVotta.com and various other places on the Internet.

Blog Entries by Rae Votta

Panic! At The Disco, Neon Trees Dance It Out At NYC SummerStage

0 Comments | Posted September 5, 2011 | 12:20 PM

Panic! At The Disco is six years old now and counting. That's a sentence that makes me feel old, and measures my life as a music professional, my emergence into this career timed around their rise to fame. I've sen them mumblemumble-deep-into-the-double-digits in every conceivable type of setting during their...

Read Post

Cobra Starship Takes Over HuffPost Celebrity Social Media, Talks Bieber

0 Comments | Posted August 31, 2011 | 3:33 PM

Fresh off a slot performing at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards pre-show and the release of their 4th album "Night Shades," Gabe Saporta and Ryland Blackinton of Cobra Starship stopped by the Huffington Post offices to guest edit the HuffPost Celebrity social media accounts.

"I read everything...

Read Post

'The Glee Project' Crowns Two Winners: Damian McGinty, Samuel Larsen Q&A

0 Comments | Posted August 23, 2011 | 10:30 AM

Ryan Murphy surprised everyone--including the contestants--on Sunday night's finale of "The Glee Project." The search to find the next "Glee" star resulted in not one, but two winners. Samuel Larsen, 19, and Damian McGinty, 18, both won seven-episode arcs this season on Fox’s hit series, but that wasn't...

Read Post

Chris Colfer On Emmys, Season 3 'Glee' Hopes And Hip Rotations

0 Comments | Posted August 21, 2011 | 3:38 PM

Chris Colfer says he has "raging ADD." While his ever-growing list of projects and creative avenues may suggest there's some truth in that, the dedication and determined focus he brings to each prove he's actually just a great multi-tasker.

Best known for his Golden Globe winning role as Glee's fashion-obsessed...

Read Post

'The Glee Project' Final Four Q&A: Fans, Mentors and Who They Pick To Win

0 Comments | Posted August 16, 2011 | 4:31 PM

Each week HuffPost Celebrity will be chatting with eliminated contestants from Oxygen's new show, "The Glee Project," a reality series with a 7-episode arc on the hit show "Glee" on the line. We talked to all four of the remaining contestants about their journeys on the show, what...

Read Post

'The Glee Project' Cast-Off Hannah Talks TV Crushes and Fan Support

0 Comments | Posted August 9, 2011 | 11:43 AM

Each week HuffPost Celebrity will be chatting with eliminated contestants from Oxygen's new show, "The Glee Project," a reality series with a 7-episode arc on the hit show "Glee" on the line. We talked with Hannah McIalwain about her love of "Glee," the support of her fans and...

Read Post

Cameron Mitchell Dishes On His Adoration Of Darren Criss And His Dramatic Exit From 'The Glee Project'

0 Comments | Posted August 1, 2011 | 5:38 PM

Each week HuffPost Celebrity will be chatting with eliminated contestants from Oxygen's new show, "The Glee Project," a reality series with a 7-episode arc on the hit show "Glee" on the line. We talked with Texas-boy Cameron Mitchell about sticking to his morals, bonding with "Glee" star Darren...

Read Post

Marissa von Bleicken Comes Out Of Her Shell On 'The Glee Project'

0 Comments | Posted July 26, 2011 | 11:06 AM

Each week HuffPost Celebrity will be chatting with eliminated contestants from Oxygen's new show, "The Glee Project," a reality series with a 7-episode arc on the hit show "Glee" on the line. We talked with Marissa von Bleicken about coming out of her shell, who she wants to...

Read Post

2011 MTV VMA Nominees Announced: Katy Perry Leads The Pack With Nine Video Music Award Nods

0 Comments | Posted July 20, 2011 | 6:59 PM

The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards may also be known as its more colloquial name: ladies' night.

Nominees for this year's VMAs were announced Wednesday night by Katy Perry, who leads the pack with an impressive nine VMA nominations, including “Video of the Year” and “Best Female Video,” for...

Read Post

Glee Project Cast-Off Matheus Talks Duets and Drama

0 Comments | Posted July 19, 2011 | 11:10 AM

Each week HuffPost Celebrity will be chatting with eliminated contestants from Oxygen's new show, "The Glee Project," a reality series with a 7-episode arc on the hit show "Glee" on the line. We talked with Matheus Fernandes -- the 4’9” Atlanta singer eliminated on the Duets episode -- about his...

Read Post

Darren Criss Recording New Music, No Solo Album Yet

0 Comments | Posted July 18, 2011 | 9:42 AM

Darren Criss may have been recording new music while in the UK last week, but he's not recording a solo album just yet, he told HuffPost Celebrity on Friday at LeakyCon, a convention celebrating all things "Harry Potter."

"I was doing music there, I mean theoretically I am always recording...

Read Post

Charlene Kaye Gets Grecian In 'Human' Music Video Premiere

0 Comments | Posted July 18, 2011 | 7:00 AM

Singer-songwriter Charlene Kaye, who just raised more than $30,000 via the social project funding site Kickstarter to complete her next album -- with more than $20,000 dollars raised in the first 5 days alone -- recently released "Human" as her newest single and turned to a trusted source to create...

Read Post

Smash Mouth Will Eat The Eggs, Harwell Wants A Celeb Chef To Cook Them

0 Comments | Posted July 12, 2011 | 9:26 AM

It's official; Smash Mouth will eat the eggs.

The campaign to get the rockers to eat 24 eggs in one sitting started on Something Awful where writer Jon Hendren begged for Smash Mouth to eat eggs on camera. Fans of the idea took the the Internet,...

Read Post

'The Glee Project' Country Girl McKynleigh Says She Considered Sing-Off As Open Audition

0 Comments | Posted July 11, 2011 | 2:33 PM

Each week HuffPost Celebrity will be chatting with eliminated contestants from Oxygen's new show, "The Glee Project," a seven episode competition reality series in which hopefuls will be competing for a spot on the hit show "Glee." We talked with McKynleigh Abraham this week about her final performance,...

Read Post

Tumblr's 10 Best Celebrity Blogs: Joe Jonas, Lady Gaga And More

0 Comments | Posted June 30, 2011 | 3:10 PM

The middle Jonas Brother, Joe, is new to the world of Tumblr. Unfortunately he's so new that he hasn't learned how to spell the blogging platform's name yet.

Jonas posted a tweet directing his more then 2 million fans to his new "tumbler," and the misspelling...

Read Post

'The Glee Project' Cast-Off Emily Talks Vulnerability, Fan Negativity

0 Comments | Posted June 28, 2011 | 10:00 AM

Each week HuffPost Entertainment will be chatting with eliminated contestants from Oxygen's new show, "The Glee Project," a reality series with a 7-episode arc on the hit show "Glee" on the line. We talked with Emily Vasquez, who was sent packing on the vulnerability episode, about her humor, fan reactions...

Read Post

'Vampire Diaries' Star Kat Graham Featured in Kevin Hammond Video

0 Comments | Posted June 27, 2011 | 12:00 PM

Kat Graham is more than just a television witch. The Vampire Diaries star stars in sing-songwriter Kevin Hammond's new music video for "Broken Down," as a girlfriend upset by her unkind boyfriend.

"It's kind of a slow, sad song about life and how her boyfriend is a jerk," Hammond told...

Read Post

Dot Marie Jones Talks Insecurities, Uncertainty and 'Glee'

0 Comments | Posted June 24, 2011 | 8:26 AM

"My favorite part of playing Coach Beiste is I've played everything -- the cop, the security guard, the mechanic -- but this is the first role people are seeing where I get to show my vulnerable side, to show I have a heart and I have insecurities just like anyone...

Read Post

Stagehand Dies At 'How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying' On Broadway, Leads To Show Cancellation

0 Comments | Posted June 22, 2011 | 11:00 PM

UPDATE II: The New York Times reports that the stagehand, a 29-year old male, was found in cardiac arrest backstage, the result of a drug overdose, shortly before the curtain raise at 8 PM, and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

“It was a stagehand who...

Read Post

'Glee' Choreographer Zach Woodlee Dishes On Cast Injuries

0 Comments | Posted June 22, 2011 | 8:20 AM

"I have a bruise wall," Zach Woodlee, "Glee" choreographer, tells us from a "Glee Live" tour stop in New Jersey. "It's where we showcase everyone's injuries."

Those injuries are abundant on the set of "Glee," where the cast has to learn and perform new dance numbers weekly to suit...

Read Post