Celebrity To Host ‘american Idol’ Finalists At Sea

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9 in London. Celebrity Photos: October 2013 A sparkling Kate Hudson shined in a disco ball broken glass dress for a photo shoot in Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 8. Celebrity Photos: October 2013 Miley Cyrus signed copies of her CD “Bangerz” at Planet Hollywood in New York City Oct. 8. Celebrity Photos: October 2013 Lea Michele met Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison of “Glee” for lunch at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 8. Celebrity Photos: October 2013 Jessica Alba was seen outside Breakfast Television and the CBC building, promoting her ‘The Honest Company’ baby products in Toronto on Oct. 8. Celebrity Photos: October 2013 Jude Law signed autographs for fans outside the BBC Radio One studios on Oct. 8 in London. Celebrity Photos: October 2013 Abbie Cornish attended the MIPCOM party during MIPCOM 2013 in Cannes, France on Oct. 7.

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An artisan gives finishing touches to an effigy of demon king Ravana in preparation for the upcoming Hindu festival of Dussehra in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh October 8, 2013. The effigies are burnt during the festival which commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Join the Nation’s Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Celebrity to host ‘American Idol’ finalists at sea Fran Golden, Special for USA TODAY 12:34 p.m. EDT October 3, 2013 “American Idol” runner-up Blake Lewis will appear on a Celebrity cruise. (Photo: Handout) SHARE 8 CONNECT 44 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE Celebrity Cruises is launching a series of concerts, Q&A sessions and autograph signings by finalists from past seasons of the popular Fox TV show American Idol. On the line’s Christmas cruises in the Caribbean, two American Idol singing artists will perform on each sailing. The lineup includes runner-up finalists Bo Bice (fourth season) and Blake Lewis (sixth season), as well as Elliot Yamin, who placed third in the show’s fifth season and whose self-titled album debuted at number one on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and number three on the Billboard 200. Also appearing onboard will be Kimberly Caldwell (second season), Melinda Doolittle (sixth season), Matt Giraud (eighth season) and Mikalah Gordon (fourth season). The Caribbean holiday sailings include week-long cruises on the Celebrity Reflection, Celebrity Summit and Celebrity Silhouette; a five-day cruise on the Celebrity Constellation; a 10-day cruise on Celebrity Equinox; and a 14-day sailing on the Celebrity Eclipse. The Reflection sails from Miami, the Summit from San Juan and the other ships from Fort Lauderdale. The cruise line scheduled the artists as part of its partnership with Las Vegas-based Nite Raiders entertainment, Celebrity officials said. Fran Golden is the Experience Cruise expert blogger and a contributing editor of Porthole Magazine.

Singer Carlos Martin of Il Divo is 45. Country singer Rhett Akins is 44. TV personality Billy Bush is 42. Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is 42. Singers Brandon and Brian Casey of Jagged Edge are 38. Singer Ashanti is 33. Oct. 14: Actor Roger Moore is 86. Country singer Melba Montgomery is 76. Singer Cliff Richard is 73. Singer Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues is 67. Actor Harry Anderson (Daves World, Night Court) is 61. Actor Greg Evigan (My Two Dads, B.J. and the Bear) is 60. Singer Thomas Dolby is 55.

Hes seeking the profits and $1 million in damages. By Bill Hutchinson / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 5:45 PM Rick Diamond/WireImage for PR Consulting The Kieselstein-Cords in happier times. Related Stories NYPD detectives charges upgraded in motorcycle assault Jewelry designer-to-the-stars Barry Kieselstein-Cord is accusing ex-wife No. 3 of taking everything but the kitchen sink. Kieselstein-Cord slammed his ex, Karen, in a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit, charging she stole $500,000 of his personal property from his country home in Dutchess County, auctioned it off and didnt give him a dime. Besides demanding that she fork over the dough she got for his possessions, including two rare mid-century Swedish rosewood chairs his mother gave him, hes seeking $1 million in punitive damages. RELATED: DIS-CORD HAS WIFE ON A JAG Kieselstein-Cord, 69, said the conduct of his former wife of 10 years constitutes a theft and or conversion. The designer whose baubles, handbags and eyeglasses are worn by Sharon Stone, Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey and other A-listers contends that his ex-wife came to his Milbrook home with her boyfriend and cleaned him out. He said the theft occurred sometime after their April 2012 divorce settlement, in which he was ordered to pay $10,800 a month. PHOTOS: STARS SPARKLE AT CHOPARD TROPHY AWARDS Kieselstein-Cord said all his missing property once filled his former Lexington Ave. five-story townhouse dubbed Crocodile Hall, which he sold in 2006 for $23 million. The suit claims the 47-year-old woman also swiped half a sculpture created by an artist friend; a pewter sundial given to his daughter by her deceased godfather; and three custom-made leather club chairs worth $20,000 apiece. Shes also accused of taking more than 200 pairs of Kieselstein-Cord designer eyewear worth $500 to $1,200 apiece.

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