"The show’s most intractable problem, however, is the former “American Idol” winner Katherine McPhee, who plays Karen, that shiny-haired Iowan ingénue and human humblebrag. Even when I squint, and grade on a curve, it’s impossible to ignore how bad McPhee’s performance is: the woman was given a one-note character, then took it down a half-note. McPhee has a pretty pop voice, but she plays every scene with a Splenda-flavored neutrality, which might not rankle so much if the show didn’t keep insisting that Karen is a star whom everyone adores."
Being a television critic often means being wrong—only really, really slowly. Shiny screeners arrive, harbingers of the new season, and you let folks know what looks promising. Then suddenly the Whitney-created show you loathed gets better, while the Whitney-created...
We knew she was overwhelmingly consumed with her horrible addictions...
But had no idea Demi Lovato's trouble with illegal drugs and alcohol ran so deep!
In a new candid interview, the 21-year-old singer is speaking out about her past substance abuse issues, confessing she used to manipulate people (including a sober companion) to believe every front and lie she threw at them. She shared:
“I’m very, very good at manipulating people and that was something that I did in my disease, I would manipulate everyone around me. There were times I would just continue to lie, so that everything looked OK on the outside."
And then Demi-corn dropped a maJOR coke bomb!
The former Disney starlet was so buried in her drug habits, she couldn't go an hour without doing cocaine!
Demz revealed how she would sneak it on airplanes and hide her issue by waiting until everyone fell asleep