Archive for the Australian Idol Category

Ricki-Lee Marked for love [Australian Idol]

Posted in Australian Idol, Australiana, gossip, Ten on December 1, 2008 by jetsamjr

Australian Idol

Ricki-Lee, who divorced her husband of one year not long ago, is not dating Idol wannabe Mark Spano, according to her rep. “Ricki 4 Mark” is one of those rumours that I never heard of till someone denied it.

Besides, Australian Idol has been over for a week. Can’t we just forget about it already?

Wes, Luke more compelling than Matt, Nat [Australian Idol]

Posted in Australian Idol, Australiana, news on November 24, 2008 by jetsamjr

Australian Idol

Around 1.6 million people tuned in to watch Wes Carr defeat Luke Dickens in last night’s rainswept Australian Idol finale… about 200,000 more than the number of viewers who tuned in to see Natalie Gauci (who?) overcome Matt Corby (no, seriously – who?!) in ’07.

Blergh. The improved ratings better will only encourage loser boneheads who plan on audition for next year’s inevitably tedious season of the aged reality beat.

“Don’t you wanna BE” [Australian Idol]

Posted in Australian Idol, Australiana, Ten, video on November 20, 2008 by jetsamjr

Want to know what season three Idol wannabe Laura Gissara is up to nowadays? Apparently colouring her hair blonde and Photoshopping her cleavage into fleshy submission:

Laura Gissara

Those boobs… don’t look right? Do they?

For the record, here’s what Laura looked like during her stint on Idol:

Laura Gissara

And here’s how she sounded:

(That video will never get old.)

Blast from the past [Australian Idol]

Posted in Australian Idol, Australiana, hee!, So You Think You Can Dance, Ten on November 20, 2008 by jetsamjr

Cute! Australian Idol‘s Wes and So You Think You Can Dance‘s Rhys were childhood co-stars in their Johnny Young Talent School days:

Australian Idol

Perhaps this is the true Idol scandal of 2009: Ten is planting gifted kids in talent schools, then harvesting them years later to star in their reality shows! You heard it here first…

Season six finally beset by voting scandal [Australian Idol]

Posted in Australian Idol, Australiana, news, Ten on November 17, 2008 by jetsamjr

Australian Idol

It took till the penultimate episode, but this season of Australian Idol has finally been beset by a voting scandal… albeit not a very scandalous one:

The website of reality show Australian Idol misdirected fans to the wrong voting numbers last night, casting doubt over the validity of [the] final two verdict… but the spokeswoman insisted the error had not impacted [Monday’s] results show.

Yet on Sunday night, Idol‘s resident goons Andrew G and James Mathison insisted that the votes this year were tighter than ever. If that’s true, isn’t it reasonable to assume that every vote matters? Or could it be that – gasp! – Andrew and James were full of shit when they made their claim?

Personally, I’m shocked that people still vote for Idol. Didn’t everyone stop doing that in, like, 2005?

[Via TV Tonight]

Go away, gorilla [ads]

Posted in ads, Australian Idol, Australiana, Ten, video on November 16, 2008 by jetsamjr

I’m so sick of this ad playing during Australian Idol:

What do apes and Phil Collins have to do with chocolate, again? Honestly, I would like nothing more than to see this gorilla drummed out of television, nyuck nyuck nyuck.

The worst, worst, worst ever [Australian Idol]

Posted in Australian Idol, Australiana, video, WTF? on October 21, 2008 by jetsamjr

This is quite possibly the worst performance I’ve ever seen from an Idol finalist ever, including Sanjaya.