Today : Saturday - Aug 30, 2014, 01:37am (GMT+5.5)
All News  
Top News
National News
International News
Business News
Sports News
   » Cricket
   » Football
Entertainment News
Sci - Tech
Politics News
Health & Fitness
Education
Travel
Lifestyle
Gulf News
Featured
 
::| Latest News
News in Pictures

Intelligence Bureau Special Director Rajendra Kumar will not be named in the Central Bureau of Investigation's first chargesheet in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, according to sources. Sources say the CBI needs more time to investigate the alleged conspiracy behind the encounter.

Entertainment News
 

Clooney’s girlfriend Stacy joins ‘The X Factor’ race

Tuesday - Mar 20, 2012, 01:10am (GMT+5.5)
[+] Text [-]

New York -  George Clooney’s girlfriend Stacy Keibler is reportedly in secret talks to join the US version of ‘The X Factor’ as either a judge or the host of Simon Cowell’s Fox show.

Meanwhile negotiations are still going on with Britney Spears to be a judge on the upcoming season.

The move comes after Paula Abdul and Nicole Sherzinger were fired, along with host Steve Jones, in January.

Insiders have suggested that the former professional wrestler’s “lack of experience” in the music industry means she could be more likely to take over from former host Steve Jones.

“Talks are still ongoing with Britney, and she is asking for a lot more money, than was originally offered. But producers are confident Britney will realize this is a great opportunity for her to  reinvent herself and accept their deal,” a source close to the show told the New York Post.

Another source added, “Stacy Keibler is also in talks to join the show, but her lack of experience in the music business may make her more appropriate as a host. She looks fantastic and has  bags of charisma.”

Producers are still searching for two stars to fill the two vacant seats next to LA Reid and Cowell.

Spears was reportedly offered around 10 million dollars to join the judging panel for “The X Factor USA,” but talks reached a deadlock when she demanded as much as 20 million dollars.

Cowell said last week about Spears, “You’ll have to wait and see. I can’t confirm or deny anything right now. The truth is, we are talking to a number of people.”

He added, “We are looking at a very famous singer and one very famous actress.”

And in a move that may help Keibler land a hosting role, he continued, “I always wanted a boy and a girl to host the show. And I like hosts who don’t kind of have a hosting background . . . it’s  a different kind of dynamic.”

“Glee” star Darren Criss was reportedly offered but declined the hosting job because of his busy schedule.

Auditions are already under way for Season 2, but the start date has not been announced. An “X Factor” spokeswoman refused to confirm or comment on any speculation.





|

Rating (Votes: )   

blog comments powered by Disqus


Related Articles:
» 'Nach Baliye 6' about passion, not vulgarity: Shilpa
» Swift like a sister to Steinfeld
» Kim, Kanye to draw up prenuptial
» Eva Longoria almost kills herself during film shoot
» Taylor Swift's songs window to her life
» Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr’s `6-year marriage over`
» Kerry Washington avoids drinking alcohol
» Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr separate
» Confident girls are easier to be with: Josh Hutcherson
» Kim K’s engagement ring `worth $8mln`
» Katy Perry's new song is autobiographical
» Katy Perry keeps Miley, Taylor's hair as souvenirs
» Shun destructive relationship tips
» Easy ways to de-stress
» Hemsworth nicest, best actor, says Natalie Portman
» Hrithik Roshan hopeful for 'Krrish 4'
» Kim K’s 1mln-pound engagement ring similar to Kris Humphries`
» Russell Brand admits having sex with a man
» Britney Spears prepares `cheat-sheet` for questions about her singing
» Kelly Clarkson marries Brandon Blackstock
» Beyonce Knowles tried bungee jumping
» Jackman sees himself as skinny long-legged guy
» Kylie Minogue wants to reunite with ex -eau
» Jolie set to clinch over 30 pounds autobiography deal
» Be your own opinion leader: Jada Pinkett


Other Articles:
Russell Brand hires top lawyer to fight phone-throwing charge (19th Mar, 2012)
Salman Khan says `double meaning songs suit him more` (19th Mar, 2012)
Gisele Bundchen asks fans to `speak up` for endangered elephants (19th Mar, 2012)
‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 2’ to go on floors in May (19th Mar, 2012)
Watch out 'Agent Vinod' for desi superspy flavour (19th Mar, 2012)
UTV strikes Rs.150-crore satellite deals (19th Mar, 2012)
Kangna follows Rekha, Smita's footsteps (19th Mar, 2012)
New mom Charlize Theron finds it “hard” to be away from son (19th Mar, 2012)
Charlize Theron calls herself `bitchy` (19th Mar, 2012)
Adele on mission to slim down (19th Mar, 2012)
George Clooney says Obama has good chance of being re-elected (19th Mar, 2012)
'John Carter' tops global box office (19th Mar, 2012)
Jessica Simpson celebrates baby shower with friends and family (19th Mar, 2012)
Kris Jenner releases topless pregnancy photo on son’s 25th birthday (19th Mar, 2012)
Brand to fight against phone-tossing charges (19th Mar, 2012)
Joy neglected father's fitness advice: Dilip Kumar (19th Mar, 2012)
Big B to host IPL 5 opening ceremony (19th Mar, 2012)
Not making heroes out of gangsters: John Abraham (19th Mar, 2012)
Family, friends attend Simpson's baby shower (19th Mar, 2012)
It's granny time for Rihanna (19th Mar, 2012)
We want good scripts, chants Bollywood (19th Mar, 2012)
PM's lookalike makes point in film on dowry (19th Mar, 2012)
Will Smith, Jada caught kissing (19th Mar, 2012)
Doting father Ranvir's woes (19th Mar, 2012)
It's tough to make Raghavan happy: Saif (19th Mar, 2012)




Contact Us | Advertise with Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use