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'Idol' judge going idle

Tattle's week in review, from Randy Jackson to Michael Jackson to Tom Cruise.

Actor Tom Cruise waves to his fans as he arrives at the China premiere of his movie "Oblivion" in Beijing Thursday, May 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Actor Tom Cruise waves to his fans as he arrives at the China premiere of his movie "Oblivion" in Beijing Thursday, May 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)Read moreAP


After 12 years of dawging it on "American Idol," original judge Randy Jackson announced he was leaving the show after this season. Millions of viewers announced they were leaving the show before this season.


The lawyer for choreographer Wade Robson said Michael Jackson was a sexual predator who abused Wade for seven years (ages 7 to 14) and threatened Wade that they both would go to jail if he told anyone.

Tim Lambesis, the lead singer of As I Lay Dying, was arrested on the suspicion that he tried to hire a hit on his wife. The move is unlikely to appear on the band's greatest hits.


Tom Cruise agreed to star in a fifth installment of "Mission: Impossible."

Justin Bieber was caught speeding in Dubai, where they filmed parts of the last "Mission: Impossible."


Gunshots on a Fort Lauderdale beach sent Jennifer Lopez scurrying during a video shoot with Pitbull.

Ex-Fugee Lauryn Hill was sentenced to three months in prison for failure to pay nearly $1 million in taxes. The sentence would have been worse except Hill had paid the taxes - just not in time.


Justin Bieber, him again, was tackled on stage while performing in Dubai. He was OK. The piano was ruined.

Katy Perry announced a new scent - "Killer Queen."


"The Voice" noticed a voting glitch on this week's show and invalidated all votes cast online or via text message.


Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder of the "Vampire Diaries" are no longer a couple. Reportedly, she didn't want to get serious, but they'd been dating three years.

"Biggest Loser" couple Sam Poueu and Stephanie Anderson have separated. They were married last May. Stephanie is seven months pregnant with their first child.

Fed up

Gwyneth Paltrow said she would no longer attend the posh Met Gala in New York because it was too crowded and "un-fun."

Knocked up

Rachael Leigh Cook of "Perception" and actor/husband Daniel Gillies are expecting their first child.

Kaylee DeFer of "Gossip Girl" is pregnant with her first child. The father is boyfriend/musician Michael Fitzpatrick.

Cooped up

Lindsay Lohan at Betty Ford.

Hanging it up

William Keck of TV Guide reported exclusively that Alex Trebek plans to retire from "Jeopardy" in 2016, when his latest contract expires.


Former Jennifer Lawrence boyfriend Nicholas Hoult was spotted looking comfy with his "Mad Max: Fury Road" co-star Riley Keough (granddaughter of Elvis Presley).