Fox’s The Choice Rips Off The Voice – KISS News 5-9-2012
Fox announced last week that they were ripping off The Voice's set up of spinning chairs and blind auditions but using it for a celebrity dating show called The Choice. The episodes will consist of four celebrities will choose a non-famous bachelor or bachelorette to go on a date with. Initially, the stars will have their backs turned to the contestants, so they won't be able to judge based on appearance. The show will be hosted by Cat Deeley
It seems that Fox got a bunch of relatively well known celebs to participate in the show, which Fox admits to being a rip off of The Voice. Mike Darnell of Fox says, quote, "What started out as a goof ended up being a ridiculously good format. It really feels like a hit. It was charming and funny . . . [the show] works beautifully. It's going to sell all over the world."
The celebs who have already signed on are:
-Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brother
-Dean Cain, who played Superman on "Lois & Clark"
-Fashion model Tyson Beckford
-Season Five "American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks
-"Jersey Shore" stars Pauly D and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentin
-Chef Rocco DiSpirito
-Radio personality Michael Catherwood, a.k.a. Psycho Mike
-Former NFL star Warren Sapp, and current NFL players Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions and Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots.
-Former "Saturday Night Live" star Finesse Mitchell
-Olympic skier Jeremy Bloom, Olympic snowboarder Seth Wescott and Olympic Taekwondo gold medalist Steven Lopez
-Soap opera actor Jason Cook, who's on "General Hospital"
-Parker Young, who's on the ABC sitcom "Suburgatory"
-And cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Nettles
-There will be one episode featuring FEMALE stars. They will be:
-"Playboy" model Hope Dworaczyk, who was on "Celebrity Apprentice"
-Former Miss USA Rima Fakih
-Australian actress Sophie Monk, who was in "Date Movie" and "Click"
Justin Bieber's Mother Day Song
Justin Bieber just graduated high school because his mom really wanted him to. Obviously a mama's boy Justin has a mother's day son called "Turn to You", and he's releasing it this Friday.
The Biebs said proceeds will help single moms, but wasn't specific how that would work.
--Justin tells MTV News, quote, "[My mom] had me at like the age I am now. [It's about] just the struggles she went through and how brave she was, and I think the world needed to know that."
News of the Weird
You know that no one needs a license to have children and my amazement never seems to end at the stupidity of some parents. Like this guy.
At 5:30 P.M. this past Monday the Fort Wayne, Indiana police got a call about a guy who had been seen driving with four young children strapped to the hood of his car.
Strapped? You got it. The four kids, ages four, five, six, and seven, were attached to the hood using a tow strap. The police got to him quickly and stopped him after about 3 blocks.
Their dad was the one who had strapped them there and was also the one driving. Meet 29-year-old Aaron Stefanski. See, Aaron must have run out of beer or booze and wanted to take the whole family to the LIQUOR STORE. His blood/alcohol was over twice the legal limit. Why would he do such a thing? He told the cops he'd strapped the kids to the hood because they thought it would be FUN. Well at least his heart was in the right place. He's been charged with driving while intoxicated and neglect of a dependent