Tag: American Idol

#BoycottHoustons: Three Black Actresses Assaulted by Off-duty Cop/Security Guard for Taking 'Too Long' in the Bathroom

#BoycottHoustons is spreading on social media, again, after Asia’h Sharrell Epperson, an actress on OWN-TV’s “Greanleaf,” and Brittany Marie Lucio and Erica Walker, also actresses, went to Houston’s restaurant in Atlanta after hours to use the restroom and an officer forcefully tried to remove them from the facilities. This isn’t…

American Idol: First Openly LGBT Contestant

By Albert Lin American Idol has had its share of LGBT finalists before—notably, Season 2 runner-up Clay Aiken and Season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert—but on Wednesday the show welcomed the first openly LGBT contestant into its Top 30. M.K. Nobilette, a 20-year-old from San Francisco, revealed that she is a…

Racism American Idol Lawsuit Offends Former Black Contestant

Nine Black former American Idolcontestants have accused the show of racism and plan to file adiscrimination lawsuit against American Idol. They claim the show tried to improve its ratings byexploiting Blacks. But it seems that these Idol outcasts may have inadvertently exploited one of their own: Jermaine Jones, a former…