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Jennifer Lopez Bewitches In This American Horror Story: Coven-Inspired Look For American Idol Auditions In NOLA!

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Check out the newest member of Miss Robichaux's Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies!

Jennifer Lopez displayed her best American Horror Story: Coven style in New Orleans for the first round of American Idol auditions on Wednesday, in a witch-worthy ensemble that would make any potion princess jealous!

Jenny's stark white scalloped swing dress was detailed in black around the collar and front — and paired with the most perfect dark pumps.

Her slicked hair let the Latin beauty's face shin, with a flawless smokey eye and nude lip.

She's totally put a spell on us with this seXXXy look! Just darling!

[Image via Getty Images.]

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American Idol Alum Posts Suicidal Note To Facebook Blaming His Wife For Everything, But It Totally Saved His Life!

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We're SO relieved to know American Idol alum Josh Gracin is safe.

For those who might not remember, Josh appeared on season 2 of the hit show alongside Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard. Though Josh ended up in fourth place, he created an enduring bond with viewers due to his background as a former marine and committed family man.

Unfortunately on Thursday evening, Josh posted what appeared to be a suicide note on his Facebook page. The disturbing contents of the note explicitly blame his wife of 17 years, Anne Marie Gracin, for his troubles.

Read Josh's bitter suicide note…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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Listen To This: Rutastic!

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RuPaul's Drag Race alums are always releasing songs, most of which are just okay. But this…. this is good! Real good!

Adore Delano (aka Danny Noriega) started off in music - remember American Idol - before drag. And it shows!

His latest song has lots of personality AND it's also super catchy on its own. We'd love it if an unknown singer released it!

Check it out above!

Then CLICK HERE to listen to more music from Adore Delano!

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Confirmed - American Idol's Michael Johns' Death Involved Alcohol

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As we exclusively told you first, sadly, alcohol was involved.

American Idol alum Michael Johns tragically passed away on Friday at a friend’s home in Orange County. It was thought that the cause of death could have been a blood clot, but now more info has surfaced.

Law enforcement sources have said that at the time of his death, Michael had been heavily drinking, as our own sources initially told us at the time of his death.

Since Michael had been to the doctor the previous day for a sprained ankle, it’s possible that pain meds and the alcohol mixed were a deadly combo, though that particular detail hasn’t been confirmed yet.

We’ll all know more after the autopsy is performed.

But until then, we’ll continue to keep his loved ones in our thoughts.

[Image via WENN.]

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American Idol’s Michael Johns Is Remembered By His Relatives & Music Family In Their Official Statements

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We still can’t believe he’s gone!

Former American Idol contestant Michael Johns suddenly passed away on Friday, and the people closest to him have released their statements.

First, his family had these heartfelt words to say

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American Idol Alum Michael Johns Has Died At 35 Years Old

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Former American Idol contestant has passed away

This is so tragic!

You may remember former American Idol contestant Michael Johns, who competed in 2008’s season 7. Well, sadly the singer has passed away at age 35.

According to reports, Johns died from an apparent blood clot on Friday August 1st.

Johns released two albums, following his 8th place finish, and had recently tweeted that he was working on some more new stuff.

There are no more details at this time, though our sources tell us Johns struggled with drugs for years. One friend thinks this time the singer just mixed too many pain meds with alcohol.

Our hearts go out to everyone in Michael Johns’ life, especially his wife Stacey Vuduris, during this extremely difficult time!

You can see his American Idol debut (below).

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American Idol Is No Longer The Powerhouse That It Used To Be — And FOX Knows It!

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It's been a long time coming.

Fans of American Idol have known for a while now that the show is far past its golden years.

And we'd be a little nervous if we were Ryan Seacrest or Jennifer Lopez, because it seems like the people at FOX have started to take notice too.

FOX Chairman Peter Rice has voiced some concern with recent seasons of the once-unbeatable singing competition.

While at the Television Critics Association press tour, Peter said:

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