"American Idol" massive makeover looms, "The Great Gatsby" isn't that great, and Charles Ramsey became the most famous man in America
Insider: 'American Idol' to Axe All 4 Judges as Part of Massive Makeover (Exclusive): – Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson won't be returning to the panel for Season 13, an individual with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap. And Fox has adopted a new "Idol" judge mantra: "No more big checks for divas." Longtime executive producer Nigel Lythgoe is also expected to be on the chopping block. Randy Jackson was the first judge to confirm the news — an announcement which may or may not have helped Fox executives achieve what they've been craving all season long: higher ratings.
Will Robert Downey Jr. Strike Blow for Movie Star Power With 'Avengers' Deal?: Disney would love Robert Downey Jr. to appear in more Marvel movies as the charismatic Tony Stark, but the question looms: Will the studio pay up again?
How an '80s Sitcom Star Turned a Hollywood Mogul Into YouTube’s Newest Champion: YouTube executive Robert Kyncl told former "Head the Class" star turned producer Brian Robbins that meeting Jeffrey Katzenberg would change his life — it did
YouTube, World's Largest Video Portal, Launches Paid Channels: For better or worse, YouTube officially launched a paid channel subscription service. Although the online video portal will continue to provide totally free content to its 1 billion monthly users, there are 30 partners charging an average of $2.99 a month.
'The Great Gatsby' Review: How Many Flappers Make a Flop?: While Baz Luhrman's flashy 3D spectacle is still expected to gross close to $40 million this weekend, film critic Alonso Duralde was not impressed by the latest adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. At all.
Justin Bieber Weighs in on Nelson Mandela: He's 'the Man!': Following Justin Bieber's hope that Anne Frank "would have been a Belieber," the 19-year-old singer once again expressed a thoughtful opinion of another historical icon. "Nelson Mandela is the man," he tweeted this week. He did not, however, elaborate on the former President of South Africa's "belieber" status.
Missing Cleveland Women Rescuer Charles Ramsey Gets the Autotune Treatment, Finally (Video): Best, worst, or most ridiculous? You decide. Cleveland man Charles Ramsey became a national hero on Monday when he helped rescue three women being held captive by his neighbor for a decade. After telling his courageous story to a local news outlet, Ramsey went viral. Then he got autotuned. Then, well, who knows what's next for this overnight celebrity, but here are six more internet sensations to arise from the news.
Spock vs. Spock: Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy Face Off in New Ad (Video): Who wouldn't want to know which version of Spock from "Star Trek" would win in a fight? A clever Audi ad doesn't exactly answer that question, but it comes pretty close after Zachary Quinto challenges Leonard Nimoy to a street race, of sorts. Watch the commercial to find out which Spock wins the race — and which one gets knocked out cold.