Reality TV People News - August 2006
"American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks has settled his lawsuit against a Nashville producer who was selling three of his early songs on the Internet.
Katharine McPhee, last season's "American Idol" runner-up, is reportedly being considered for a film version of "Wonder Woman."
Paris Hilton's newest feud is with Ricky Gervais over the British comic's decision to turn down "The Simple Life" star's offer for her to appear on his series, "Extras."
Rapper and Britney Spears husband Kevin Federline is going broke even though he made about $2 million off of the UPN show "Chaotic."
"American Idol" winner, Taylor Hicks, is suing a Tennessee music producer for distributing songs Hicks recorded before he won the reality show.
Spoofcard.com, a telephone card service provider, has terminated Paris Hilton's account because the heiress and "The Simple Life" star allegedly hacked other people's voicemail.
"American Idol" finalist Constantine Maroulis is negotiating to join the cast of "The Wedding Singer" on Broadway, Playbill.com reported in New York.
India's Central Board of Film Certification has banned from TV the video made by "The Simple Life" star Paris Hilton for her new song "Stars Are Blind."
"Rock Star: Supernova" host Brooke Burke and actor David Charvet are engaged and expecting a child together.
Donald Trump's $5 billion lawsuit against an author who said the developer was not really a billionaire may proceed, a New Jersey judge has ruled.
Heiress Paris Hilton wants people to see her life and how hard she really works from her prospective and says she's accomplished all she has on her own.
Pop singer Justin Timberlake said that Taylor Hicks can't hold a tune and better not be gay but his publicist claims that these comments were taken wrong.
Former "The Real World: San Francisco" star David "Puck" Rainey's wife has given birth to the couple's second child in Los Angeles.
"American Idol" Season Five rocker Chris Daughtry has begun work on his debut album from 19 Recordings/RCA Records.
U.S. hotel heiress Paris Hilton will reportedly appear in the 2007 "Guinness Book of World Records" as the world's "Most Overrated Person."
Kim Stolz, a 23-year-old New Yorker who was a finalist on the fifth season of "America's Next Top Model," is finding her voice as the host of MTV's campus channel.
British pop music promoter and "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell chose none of his own products as favorites when he was a guest on a BBC radio show.
The son of U.S. TV pop psychologist Dr. Phil, Jay McGraw, has married actress and Playboy model Erica Dahm in a Beverly Hills, Calif., ceremony.
Heiress Paris Hilton was treated at a Los Angeles hospital after her pet kinkajou bit her on the arm while the two were playing.
Rapper Ice-T's confident enough of his ability that he has said he could teach David Hasselhoff to rap, the catch being it would cost Hasselhoff $5 million.
Oak Ridge, N.C., is reportedly prepared to offer its newest citizen, former "American Idol" finalist Chris Daughtry, the privacy his family has sought.
Even without the camera rolling, drama is high with MTV's reality show, "The Hills," star Lauren Conrad.
"America's Got Talent" judge David Hasselhoff dominated Club Vegas' VIP section, appearing at the Orange County, Calif., nightclub as a favor for a fellow actor, TMZ.com said.
Author Jeannie Holleman filed a North Carolina lawsuit against "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken, alleging the singer hurt sales of her Aiken biography.
"Rock Star: Supernova" host Brooke Burke and former "Baywatch" actor and singer David Charvet are expecting a child, sources told Us Weekly in California.
"Simple Life" co-star Paris Hilton couldn't part with her engagement ring when she and ex-fiance Paris Latsis split, so she bought it from him.
"American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks, who had a hit with "Do I Make You Proud," has signed a deal to write a book on his career called "Heart Full of Soul."
Former "American Idol" rivals Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken are set to battle again when their new albums arrive in U.S. stores this fall.
The runner-up from this season's "American Idol," Katharine McPhee, fractured her foot backstage before the national "Idol" concert in Charlotte, N.C.
The next issue of the New York-based Marie Claire magazine has an expanded letters section slamming singer Ashlee Simpson for her beauty makeover.
According to a spokeswoman for former American Idol 5 second runner-up Elliott Yamin, Yamin's involvement with the show's ongoing summer concert tour is the reason why the 28-year-old former viewer favorite has yet to sign a recording contract.
Former "Survivor" contestant Richard Hatch, who was convicted of income tax evasion, has been moved to a minimum-security prison in West Virginia.