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Randy Jackson’s Wife Erika Files for Divorce

American bassist and former American Idol judge Randy Jackson and wife Erika Riker Jackson aren’t Randy Jackson Erika Jacksonsinging “marital bliss!”

Unfortunately for Randy…he won’t be going through to the next round because he’s being eliminated.

Erika, has reportedly filed for divorce after 18 years of marriage…”citing irreconcilable differences.”

In the documents she is asking for full physical custody and joint legal custody of  their 17-year-old Jordan.   They have a daughter, Zoe,  who is an adult.

Jackson also has a daughter, Taylor,  from his first marriage to Elizabeth Jackson.

Erika also wants spousal support and she wants him to foot her attorney’s fees.  Well imagine that! DUH!
DAWG ! Randy Jackson Trivia:

  • Randy Jackson played bass for the band Journey.
  • Randy Jackson played bass for Eddie Money on the “Can’t Hold Back” album.
  • Randy Jackson played bass on the “Journey – Raised on Radio” Tour ’86.
  • Randy Jackson was the musical director for “Adventures of Mimi” tour.
  • Randy Jackson is a Baptist.
  • Randy Jackson was diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes in 2003.

More Randy Jackson Trivia Here

 Irreconcilable differences is when you and your spouse can’t, and never will, agree on certain fundamental issues in the marriage.

Celebrity divorce Randy Jackson

 Michael Jackson’s Nephew Testifies at Hearing

Michael Jackson’s nephew says his uncle was a consummate perfectionist who was concerned about his legacy.

Taj Jackson’s testimony at a hearing on Friday was meant to bolster his grandmother’s opposition to a proposed exhibition of the King of Pop’s memorabilia.

Jason Aldean Engaged to Brittany Kerr

Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr Engaged “Burnin’ It Down” singer Jason Aldean is reportedly engaged to former  2011 American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr.

According to sources….  Aldean arranged a private tour of the  San Diego Zoo on Wednesday, Sept. 24.  It was then that he popped the question.

Aldean and his former high school sweet heart  wife, Jessica, were married for twelve years. They have two daughters Kendyl and Keely.

Aldean filed for divorce on April 26th citing “irreconcilable differences.”  Aldean and Kerr officially began dating in March, 2014 and made their first public appearance as a couple at the 2014 CMT Awards.

Brittany Kerr Official Website

Brittany Layne Kerr (born June 1988) is an American singer, dancer, and model who first gained notoriety as a dancer for the Charlotte Bobcats, but is best known for auditioning for the singing competition American Idol.

Brittany Kerr American Idol Audition

Jason Aldean Music:  Jason Aldine Williams (born February 28, 1977), known professionally as Jason Aldean, is an American country music singer. Since 2005,  Jason Aldean has recorded for Broken Bow Records, a record label for which he has released five albums and sixteen singles. His 2010 album, My Kinda Party, is certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), while his 2005 self-titled debut, 2007 album Relentless, 2009 album Wide Open, 2012 album Night Train are all certified single-platinum.

Of his singles, twelve have reached number one on the Hot Country Songs or Country Airplay charts: “Why”, “She’s Country”, “Big Green Tractor“, “The Truth”, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” (a duet with Kelly Clarkson), “Dirt Road Anthem”, “Fly Over States”, “Take a Little Ride”, “The Only Way I Know” (a collaboration with Luke Bryan and Eric Church), “Night Train”, “When She Says Baby” and “Burnin’ It Down”. Eight more of those singles have reached the Top 10 on the same charts.

Michael Johns Best Friend Torrey Gambill Lawsuit

New reports are surfacing in the death of  former “American Idol” contestant Michael Johns.

Torrey Gambill Michael JohnsAccording to the singers best friend Torrey Gambill … Johns wife, Stacey Vuduris,  created a lie to cover-up the real cause of death which she says was  alcohol abuse .

Stacey Vuduris,  has taken legal action against Gambill claiming  that he has been on a hate campaign, blaming her for Michael’s death in August and sending her abusing texts.

What goes around comes around..Torrey has fired off legal docs of his own, claiming Stacey concocted a lie after he found Michael dead.

Stacey’s story was that Johns  had an ankle injury that led to a fatal blood clot.  However,  law enforcement told the gossip news website TMZ.com  that Michael had been drinking heavily prior to his death.

Michael Johns Reportedly Drinking Heavily

UPDATE:  Michael Johns, the American Idol top ten finalist, who passed away from what sources say was as blood clot in his ankle, had been drinking heavily at some point before he died Friday.

Johns, a season 7 contestant on the vocal talent competition was found dead at a friends house in Los Angeles.  Just one day after he sought medical treatment for a minor ankle strain.   Full story here

Former Idol Finalist Michael Johns Dies

Former “American Idol” finalist Michael Johns died Friday.

Former American Idol Contestant Michael Johns According to sources, it is believed that his death was related to a blood clot emanating from a minor ankle injury.

Michael Johns,  an Australian singer-songwriter was a contestant on the show in 2008, season 7.  Following his appearance on the vocal talent competition…he continued his music career and in 2009, he released an album titled  “Hold Back My Heart.

John’s married to interior designer Stacey Vuduris in 2007.

A representative for the singer broke the sad news via Twitter…in which he said  “It is with a heavy heart and inconsolable sadness that we confirm the passing of our friend Michael Johns.”

Michael Johns was 35-years-old.

Michael Johns America Idol Performances

Related Archives:  American Idol

Week # Theme Song choice Original artist Result
Top 24 (12 Men) 1960s Light My Fire The Doors Safe
Top 20 (10 Men) 1970s Go Your Own Way Fleetwood Mac Safe
Top 16 (8 Men) 1980s Don’t You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds Safe
Top 12 Lennon–McCartney Across the Universe The Beatles Safe
Top 11 The Beatles A Day in the Life The Beatles Safe
Top 10 Year They Were Born We Will Rock You“/”We Are the Champions Queen Safe
Top 9 Dolly Parton It’s All Wrong But It’s All Right Dolly Parton Safe
Top 8 Inspirational Music Dream On Aerosmith Eliminated

Jennifer Hudson Thinks American Idol Should End

American Idol Winner Kris Allen and Wife Injured in Accident



“Dream On” Performed by Michael Johns Video
Michael Johns Post Idol Career:  Following the show,  Michael Johns  performed on the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2008. Johns worked on the soundtrack for Shaun White’s documentary DVD Don’t Look Down, released by Three Rings Projects, while he was on the Idol tour.  The album released features Johns singing all but one track, along with Rye Randa and Jeff Foxworth. Released on 1 January 2009 by Three Rings Project it consists of 17 songs, 10 of which are vocal.He released a song, “Another Christmas,” in December 2008, which he penned in 2006 when circumstances kept him from returning to his native Australia for Christmas. Half the proceeds from the song were advertised as going to the Red Cross and MDA’s ALS division.  In 2009, he released a digital download single called “Heart on my Sleeve” and an album titled Hold back my Heart, which sold 20,000 copies.

He released an EP Love and Sex, including thee songs, in 2012.

Michael Johns Related News from the Web:

American Idol Finalist Michael Johns Dies at 35