Elton John Re-Starts Feud with Madonna; Newt Gingrich Sued for Using Song from Rocky III; Obama to Appear on American Idol?
01.31.12 by REELZ
ReelzChannel Celebrity Rundown
Madonna says she's nervous about her Super Bowl performance, but Sir Elton John offered her some simple advice that will likely rekindle their ongoing feud: "Make sure you lip-sync good." Meanwhile, pictures of the stage at Lucas Oil Field have emerged — she'll sing "Vogue" — and it may need to be structurally reinforced now that the Material Girl will be joined by LMFAO, Cee-Lo Green, M.I.A., and Nicki Minaj.
Newt Gingrich is trailing Mitt Romney by 14 points as the Florida polls open today, and now he's being sued by a member of Survivor for playing "Eye of the Tiger," the Grammy-winning song from 1982's Rocky III.
American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe was so impressed by Barack Obama's singing of the first line of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" that he's pitching the Prez to appear on the show and sing a duet with Green.
Alec Baldwin is demonstrating the benefits of dating a yoga instructor, having dropped 30 pounds after quitting sugar and taking up Pilates, spinning, and, of course, yoga.
In relationship news, Italian model Elisabetta Canalis appears to have traded down — way down — going from George Clooney to Jackass star Steve-O, and People reports Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana are official after being spotted together often at the Sundance Film Festival.