Music City Beat
Looks like it was a one-season gig for Xfactor Judge Britney Spears. After joining the show in May and wrapping the first season on December 20, Spears is getting the boot. An insider told US Magazine that Britney didn't show enough energy and wasn't worth her $15 million contract. They also reported that judge Simon Cowell said he got the boring Britney, when he wanted the crazy Britney.
The Xfactor winner Tate Stevens is performing on FOX's "New Year's Eve LIVE!" in Las Vegas. Stevens is ringing in the new year with previously announced performers Lifehouse and Carmen Electra. The 37 year old country singer from Missouri was employed as a road worker prior to auditioning for the Xfactor. Stevens won the Season 2 title along with a $5 million recording contract with Sony Music.
Ryan Murphy received a big gift on Christmas Eve. The "Glee" creator and photographer husband David Miller welcomed their first son, Logan Phineas. Delivered by a surrogate, Logan arrived healthy, weighing 6lbs. 6oz. and 21" long! Several entertainment outlets are reporting that the couple made the announcement in an email they sent out hours after he was born. Attached was a photo of Logan peeking out from the inside of a Christmas stocking!