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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!
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Bonnaroo and then what? More events could follow
May 20, 2013 12:33 GMT
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) -- The former farm where the Bonnaroo music festival is held may play host to other events as well.
The partnership that puts on the annual music and arts festival in Manchester has steadily upgraded the site, adding a dozen water wells and permanent electrical power.
Festival partner Rick Farman told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/14nuEF5 ) his group is in active discussion with a lot of groups. The Great American Mud Run will be held at the site on July 27 and is expected to draw more than 5,000 participants.
Coffee County Mayor David Pennington said he's curious to see where such a plan could go, saying it could have a huge impact.
This year's Bonnaroo will be held June 13-16. Paul McCartney heads a long list if acts.
Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com
United 787 takes to the skies
HOUSTON (AP) -- United Airlines has one of its 787 aircraft back in the air.
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AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: FINANCIAL TIMES SITS HACKED
LONDON (AP) -- Another attack on a media site -- and again, one that is being claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army.
BRAS A FIRE HAZARD?
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- We haven't heard this much about the threat of bra burning since the days of the women's liberation movement.