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Ruben Studdard Receives Honorary Degree From Alma Mater

The American Idol winner attended the Huntsville, Alabama school as an undergraduate and majored in Voice Studies, but on Friday (11Dec15), he was given a high distinction during the university's commencement ceremony....

Clay Aiken Gets Endorsement From Ruben Studdard

Singer Clay Aiken's former American Idol opponent Ruben Studdard has endorsed the pop star's bid for a seat in the U.S. Congress.In February (14), the singer formally announced his candidacy for the House of Representatives...

Heavyweight R&b Star Kicked Off U.s. Weightloss Show

R&B star Ruben Studdard has been kicked off U.S. reality dieting show The Biggest Loser after failing to lose 11 pounds (4.9 kilograms) in a week.The heavyweight former American Idol shed a massive 39 pounds...

Singer Ruben Studdard Signs Up To Tv Weight-loss Show

Former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard is returning to his reality Tv roots in a bid to shed the pounds on U.S. weight-loss competition The Biggest Loser.The R&B singer, who has struggled to keep his...

Ruben Studdard To Appear On The Next Season Of The Biggest Loser

Ruben Studdard, the one-time American Idol winner, might be adding another reality television title to his trophy cabinet, with the portly star signing up to appear on the next season of the weigh-loss series The...

Were American Idol Contestants Booted Because Of The Color Of Their Skin?

American Idol is at the centre of a racism lawsuit after it was claimed black contestants were booted from the hit talent show as a direct result of discrimination. TMZ.com obtained a letter filed with...

Celebrity Apprentice 2012: Was It Arsenio Or Clay?

After 15 gruelling weeks, Donald Trump has chosen this year's winner of the Celebrity Apprentice. In the concluding moments of Sunday's finale (May 20, 2012), Arsenio Hall was presented with the title, fending off stiff...

Ruben Studdard A Big Winner In Divorce

Former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard has lost nothing in his bitter divorce battle with ex-wife Surata thanks to an iron-clad prenuptial agreement.The singer filed for divorce in November (11), ending his three-year marriage, and...

Ruben Studdard Facing New Tax Bill

Singer Ruben Studdard has been hit with a new U.S. tax bill for outstanding debts from 2009.The former American Idol champion and his estranged wife Surata Zuri MCCants allegedly owe $180,216.73 (£112,635.46) in federal taxes...

Ruben Studdard To Divorce From Wife Surati

Ruben Studdard, former American Idol winner, is to divorce from his wife of three years it's been revealed by The Press Association, with the additional news that the pair have apparently not lived together since...

Ruben Studdard To Divorce After Three Year Marriage

Ruben Studdard, the American singer best known for winning season two of American Idol, has filed for divorce from wife Surata Zuti MCCants after a three year marriage, reports E! Online.Although it is unclear why...

Studdard Files For Divorce

Singer Ruben Studdard has filed for divorce from his wife of three years.The former American Idol champion has cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split in papers filed in his native Alabama, according...

Scott Scotty Mccreery Makes History With 'Clear As Day'

American Idol winner Scotty Mccreery has made history with debut album 'Clear as Day', which entered the Billboard 200 Chart at No. 1 this week. The 18-year-old becomes the first country artist to top the...

Clay Aiken Backs Victoria Huggins To Win American Idol

CLAY AIKEN, the American singer-songwriter who rose to fame on season two of AMERICAN IDOL, says he is rooting for 16-year-old contestant Victoria Huggins on the new series because he has known her for several...

Studdard Met Wife At Cd Signing

R&B star RUBEN STUDDARD met his wife at a CD signing session - when she agreed to stand in line for a friend who couldn't make it to the store appearance.The American Idol champ was...

American Idol Star Clay Aiken Confirms Homosexuality

After years of dodging speculation about his sexuality, American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken has revealed that he is gay.Aiken finished behind Ruben Studdard in the 2003 series of the US talent show, but is the...

By on 24 September 2008

Studdard Met Wife At Wal-mart

AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD will never forget meeting his wife for the first time - because it was between the aisles of U.S. budget store Wal-Mart. Studdard was busy promoting his debut album in...

Studdard Ordered To Pay $200,000 Tax Bill

AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD has been ordered to pay back almost $200,000 (GBP108,108) to the U.S. government. According to court records, tax liens have been filed on the singer's properties for unpaid federal and...

Louis Vuitton Wins Copyright Case

Fashion giant LOUIS VUITTON has won its battle to stop stars like BRITNEY SPEARS, rapper DA BRAT and AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD from using its logo. Bosses of the French brand sued Sony BMG...

Studdard Weds

LATEST: Former AMERICAN IDOL champion RUBEN STUDDARD has married his fiancee SURATA ZURI MCCANTS. The couple wed in front of 300 guest - all dressed in black and white - in a ceremony in Canterbury...

Studdard To Wed On Saturday

LATEST: Former AMERICAN IDOL champion RUBEN STUDDARD will wed fiancee SURATA ZURI MCCANTS in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday (28Jun08). The big event will reportedly take place at the Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountainbrook. A...

Idol's Studdard To Wed Within 30 Days

AMERICAN IDOL heavyweight RUBEN STUDDARD is set to wed after obtaining a marriage license in Alabama. The singer and fiancee Surata Zuri MCCants, 30, arrived at Shelby County Probate Office in Studdard's native Birmingham on...

Studdard Loses 100 Pounds For Musical

Former AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD has lost nearly 100 pounds (43.4 kilograms) as he prepares for his upcoming stage role. The heavyweight star admits he needed to get in shape to play Fats Domino...

Studdard Takes Legal Action Against Promoter

Former AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD is suing a concert promoter for breach of contract. In legal papers filed in New York Supreme Court, Studdard is seeking $45,000 (GBP22,500) in damages from Dallas, Texas-based firm...

Cowell Addresses Failure Of Idol Winners

SIMON COWELL has spoken out about past AMERICAN IDOL contestants TAYLOR HICKS, RUBEN STUDDARD and KATHARINE MCPHEE losing their record deals, blaming the unpredictability of the music industry for their disastrous album sales. Singer MCPhee...

American Idol's Studdard Dropped By Label

Former AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD has been dropped from his record label. Studdard was released from J Records earlier this week (begs17Dec07) after failing to match the success of his debut album, 2003's Soulful,...

Idol Star Studdard: 'Don't Be Like Me'

Heavyweight AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD has urged young people in Alabama to avoid "being like him". The 28-year-old star, who is a spokesperson for the Scale Back Alabama weight loss campaign, visited local schools...

Idol Premiere Stuns With 37.3 Million Viewers

A staggering 37.3 million Americans tuned in to watch the sixth season premiere of hit talent show AMERICAN IDOL on Tuesday night (17JAN07). The figures, two million more than last year's (06) season debut, gave...

American Idol Winner Fronts Fitness Campaign

AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD is encouraging people in his home state of Alabama to follow in his footsteps and lose unwanted weight. The 28-year-old has lost 100 pounds (45 kilograms) and is asking the...

Wonder Realises Dj-ing Dream

STEVIE WONDER has added radio presenter to his impressive resume after living out his childhood dreams on the Los Angeles station he bought. The soul legend hosts STEVIE'S THURSDAY MORNING THUNDER on KLJH 102.3 -...

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