, the secretive "X Factor" boss, has finally come clean about his love life. Speaking with his old buddy Ryan Seacrest on the "Idol" host's radio show, Cowell confessed that he's been seeing buxom beauty Carmen Electra
But don't ask Simon to call it anything more than dating.
"Girlfriend?" he said, when pressed about the couple's budding relationship. "We're people who date. She's adorable, isn't she?"
The pair have been spotted together several times since September. Just last month, Electra hinted to "Access Hollywood
" about her growing friendship with the media boss.
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This past Monday (Dec. 10), Michael Buble
's Christmas program aired on NBC, and many people were surprised to see the furry Muppet Elmo make an appearance.
The "Sesame Street" puppet's creator, Kevin Clash, has been embroiled in scandal for the past month. Accusations of underage sex abuse have ended the beloved puppeteer's career and more young men are stepping forward, claiming they'd been abused by Clash.
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Last night's Grammy Nomination Concert has left a bad taste in Scooter Braun's mouth. The manager of Justin Bieber
took to Twitter to voice his disappointment with the Grammy Board, who failed to nominated the Biebs for a single award.
"first...congrats to @carlyraejepsen . thought u deserved a best new artist nom, but proud Call Me Maybe got u 2 noms. so proud of u," the managing mogul tweeted
"second....this time there wont be any wise words, no excuses, I just plain DISAGREE. The kid deserved it. Grammy board u blew it on this one."
Bieber's third studio album Believe
came out this year, slaying album charts around the world. The now-certified platinum record has also propelled the young singer onto the world pop stage. These were accomplishments that Braun was hoping Grammy officials would notice.
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Singer Nick Lachey
and his wife Vanessa Minnillo have welcomes their first child into the world. Baby Camden was born just last night, and the couple confirms
to Us Weekly that everyone is doing well.
"We are incredibly proud to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, Camden John Lachey. Born today at 6:54 pm. He came into this world at 8lbs 9oz and 21 inches. Love has truly been redefined for both of us."
Since their marriage in 2011, the couple have experienced a whirlwind of emotions, with Minnillo becoming pregnant soon after. Now, the pretty pair couldn't be any happier.
singer Lachey was married to pop starlet Jessica Simpson
from 2002 to 2005. Though the couple didn't have any children, Simpson recently gave birth to a baby girl with fiance Eric Johnson.
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is postponing her wedding with actor Liam Hemsworth in order to complete a new album.
The 19-year-old pop star admits that she hasn't even begun planning
the ceremony because she's been too busy putting together her upcoming record.
The singer spoke to E! News on the red carpet at last night's MTV Video Music Awards to gush about her new found sound.
"I've got so much going with this record, this record's going to, like, kill me," she said. "I'm really excited to get obviously married [sic], but I kind of already feel married. I know we're forever and I don't really need a paper right now."
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, the last original judge at "American Idol," has decided to leave his post on the landmark show.
According to TMZ, the kindhearted "Idol" alum
will remain as a mentor to future contestants for the upcoming season. Randy has never worked closely with the show's competitors, so we're sure to see something interesting this time around.
signed on back in July, and Idol's producers are currently in talks with Nicki Minaj
. Insiders say the rapper's contract is "99 percent completed" but it's still not a totally sure thing.
Carey, however, is not a big fan of the "Super Bass" fame, which should provide some on-set lightning for the coming season. Without Randy behind the judges' table, will the format still work?
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's former assistant claims the singer never paid her for 7,168 hours of overtime, and she apparently has the photos to prove it. Well, Gaga's filing her own legal motion now. [Contact Music
Are you serious!? John Mayer
continues his quest to dump every pop star by reportedly breaking up with Katy Perry
via ... wait for it ... email. [PopCrush
Speaking of Katy Perry, check out the singer's new ads for Pop Chips, in which she shows off her toned bikini bod. [Just Jared
want to go home with you! The British boy band have announced the title of their upcoming album: Take Me Home
. That's five haircuts for the price of one! [Twitter