American Idol could look a whole lot different next season. A lot of changes coming down in what some are calling an attempt to save a sinking ship.Former American Idol Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe who produced the first seven season may jump back on board. As you know Nigel left to produce and judge “So You Think You Can Dance,” but if he does come back to Idol there is a possibility he will make judge changes. For starters he never liked the idea of four judges, word is he could replace one or all of the current judges probably not Randy, because he has one year left on his deal, or Ellen who has a multi-year deal. But Kara could be replaced with believe it or not, Paula Abdul. According to reports Nigel wants her back, also on Nigel’s wish list [lastfm]Chris Issac[/lastfm],[lastfm]Harry Connick Jr[/lastfm]., [lastfm]Justin Timberlake[/lastfm], [lastfm]Jessica Simpson[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Elton John[/lastfm]. But don’t count on Elton he has turned it down. Here’s an idea, what about Nigel judging, he does a great job on So you think you can dance.
A New Day, A New Mel Gibson Story...
Today Mel is requesting an unbiased observer for baby visits, according to people magazine Gibson is not taking any chances as the custody battle with Oksana heats up over their nine month old daughter Lucia. Oksana fears for her daughter’s life and does not want Mel alone with the baby. So before the court even ordered it Mel requested that an independent observer be with him when he is with his daughter. The reason is pretty obvious Mel wants another set of eyes to witness his interactions with Lucia so Oksana can’t tell any lies. Over the weekend Mel had a visit with the baby along with the observer who has family law related credentials and was approved by department of children and family services . We hear Mel and Lucia hung out in his church on the grounds of his home and all was good.
A Little Lindsay Update.
Lindsay Lohan was supposed to get out of Lynwood yesterday but sheriff Steve Whitmore put a stop to it. He said she would not get out until August 1st which is just four more days, then it’s off to rehab. According to Lindsay’s attorney Shawn Chapman Holley, Lindsey wants time with her family before she gets locked up again. According to Holley, Lindsay is thinking and worrying about what comes next, really?? What could be worse than jail, oh yeah I know, NO DRUGS! While she was able to get those prescription pills in jail, she will not get them in rehab. originally the judge ordered Lindsay to report to an L.A. based residential rehab 24 hours after she was released from jail. But now according to Chapman Holley there’s a push now for Lindsay to go directly to rehab from jail, but it’s not fair according to Holley, she should be able to spend time with her family.