Family drama hasn't slowed Sharon Osbourne’s career down. Britain’s ITV network has announced The Talk co-host will return to Simon Cowell’s U.K. version of X Factor, in time for its 10th season later on this year.
Osbourne was one of the original judges from 2004-2007. Mrs. O will join Pussycat Dolls’ Nicole Scherzinger, former Take That frontman Gary Barlow and music manager Louis Walsh. In a released statement on Osbourne’s return, Cowell remarked:
Three words I never thought I'd say.... Welcome back, Sharon! READ MORE
On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels weigh in on the latest pop culture headlines and hot topics, including:
A French magazine published nude photos of Prince William’s bride Kate Middleton. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds get married. Does Chris Brown’s new tattoo resemble Rihanna? Eva Longoria is dating New York Jets’ Mark Sanchez.
Nicki Minaj and Keith Urbon join American Idol as judges. The Voice beats The X Factor in the ratings. Glee returned for its fourth season, but Luke isn’t happy about the premiere. He and Melodie are sick of The Rachel Berry Show. Find out what the PC gang thinks of NBC’s new comedy The New Normal. Who will Jenna choose on Awkward?
Resident Evil's latest franchise offering tops the Box Office.
All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.
Former daytime queen Oprah Winfrey topped Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrities list, thanks to her earnings from Dr. Phil, Rachael Ray, The Dr. Oz Show, O magazine and her satellite radio station. Reportedly, she earned $165 million from May 2011 to May 2012. Forbes warns that they expect her to fall next year when they will not include syndication money in their count.