The next guest fill-in judge is Kristin Chenoweth, an actress and singer. Most recently, she had a starring role in the whimsical (but now cancelled) “Pushing Daisies” on ABC. She will show up in Orlando.
As People noted:
Chenoweth brings considerable vocal chops to the judges’ panel: An original cast member of the Broadway smash Wicked, she performed a solo sold out concert at the Metropolitan Opera House in 2007 and won a Tony award for her performance in the musical You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. –Lisa Ingrassia
She’s easily the least known of the guests so far. I have no clue if she’ll be any good or not.
Shockingly, not a single fresh Paula Abdul rumor this week.
And as we know, “Idol” is dead set on a fourth judge. Names thrown out (with absolutely no proof whether they were even approached) include Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper and Jody Watley.
-Both Bo Bice and Ace Young will be back on the Jerry Lewis MDA telethon Labor Day weekend. Yes, Jerry Lewis is still alive.
-Southern Voice reports that Blake Lewis will be headlining the Atlanta Pride Festival. He’s set to perform Sunday November 1. He has never done a solo gig that I know of in Atlanta. The one time he had a concert set up was cancelled. I’ve never had a one on one with the man so I’ll finally have my chance.
I had no clue Blake is a gay icon. Is he?