Reality TV World Show Updates   People News   TV Ratings News   Entertainment News   RealityTVDB   POP Hollywood   Spoiler News
Features & Interviews   Sexy Social Pics of the Day   Things to Know Profiles   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > American Idol > American Idol 6

Diana Ross reveals she'll be serving as an 'American Idol 6' mentor


By Christopher Rocchio, 01/18/2007 

With more than four decades in the music industry, from fronting The Supremes to a successful solo career, there's no doubt numerous American Idol contestants have probably received some inspiration from Diana Ross. 

ADVERTISEMENT
Now the 62-year-old will be able to directly impact Idol's contestants.  Tuesday night, Ross announced that she is going to be a mentor on the Idol's sixth season during an appearance on CBS' Late Show with David Letterman.

While her Late Show appearance was no doubt primarily intended to promote her new album "I Love You" and upcoming world tour, Ross also used the appearance to voice her support for Dreamgirls, the recently released film musical that is loosely based on the behind-the-scenes story of The Supremes.

"What I would like to do is to be able to see [Dreamgirls]," Ross told Letterman. "I like to inspire the talent that it is out there today."

Dreamgirls stars former Idol 3 finalist Jennifer Hudson, who won a Golden Globe Award at Monday night's ceremony for best supporting actress in a movie musical or comedy for her Dreamgirls performance.  Not new to Motown, as she sang "(Love is Like a) Heat Wave" on the March 30, 2004 episode of Idol 3.   Hudson has also recently won acclaim for her onscreen performance of "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" in Dreamgirls.




Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.
















Take Our User Survey





Page generated Fri Sep 30, 2016 13:09 pm in 0.21905708312988 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed



Page fetched in 0.24856495857239 seconds