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Mimi vs JLO on stage

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 17, 2013 15:21:47 May 17, 2013 15:21:47
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Season finale of American Idol last night. Both Mimi and JLo performed. Mimi threw down a medley of her greatest hits -- I always forget how much I love We Belong Together -- culminating in her current smash #Beautiful. It was... a little lip-synchy, right? Maybe not the middle section but definitely off the top and towards the end? Voices don’t hold up forever. Full Story

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Red leopard in the morning

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 1, 2013 18:47:43 March 1, 2013 18:47:43
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TK / JosiahW/ Splash

Why not? It’s our Mimi. And she’s making the rounds on the morning shows, presumably to promote American Idol. Heard she was amazing on Kelly & Michael this morning which starts here on the West Coast in a few minutes. Will set the PVR and enjoy later with a glass of wine. Have you been watching Idol? I don’t even bother with the performances. Full Story

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Mimi: this ring is nothing

Dean Posted by Dean at February 1, 2013 17:41:24 February 1, 2013 17:41:24

That’s a wrap on Mimi at American Idol auditions! Last night the final search for contestants ended in Oklahoma City. Did it end with a bang? Not really. It ended with a glance, Mariah looking up at another mediocre wannabe, as she does, and having basically nothing to say. Here’s the thing about Mariah though, she never promised your dreams could come true. Full Story

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Mimi’s Tears - Mariah Carey American Idol Week 2 recap

Dean Posted by Dean at January 25, 2013 20:23:10 January 25, 2013 20:23:10

“Burnell, you made me cry!” *Randy Jackson voice* Yo for me, dawg, for me, Burnell Taylor’s audition in Baton Rouge last night, THIS is the most interesting moment of Mimi on Idol so far! Here’s the thing about Mariah on Idol - she can act so self-obsessed and deluded that it’s very easy to forget sometimes that she possesses, or at least once possessed, a truly rare and exquisite gift. Full Story

The Mariah Carey Show recap - Episode 1

Dean Posted by Dean at January 17, 2013 16:00:16 January 17, 2013 16:00:16

American Idol, Season 12, Episode 1 recap. (Lainey: Dean thinks the Mimi-Minaj drama is a fraud. I, as you know, think it’s legit. But I suck at recaps, and Dean’s more advanced at Mimi knowledge than I am. So here’s the first installment of what’s becoming the best show in the history of television. Full Story