Here's a round-up of the latest confirmed reports from the CNN Entertainment Unit:
- Toby Keith turns down judging post on ‘American Idol’:Toby Keith was approached by "American Idol" executives about becoming a judge on the singing competition show, but the country superstar turned down the offer! According to his rep, Keith could not accept the judging position because of his busy touring and recording schedule.
- Bret Michaels and Kristi Gibson call off engagement:Poison frontman Bret Michaels and girlfriend Kristi Gibson are calling off their engagement! A rep for the lead vocalist of the glam metal band tells CNN: “Bret Michaels and long time girlfriend Kristi Gibson have called off their engagement at this time. Although the couple have separated they remain great friends and are committed to jointly raising their two daughters Raine Elizabeth and Jorja Bleu.” Michaels and Gibson got engaged in December 2010 after more than 16 years together. A few months before popping the question, the singer talked to CNN’s Denise Quan about marriage, music and more. Check out what he had to say in the video below:
- Stabbing incident cuts Tenacious D’s Las Vegas concert short:An alleged stabbing incident took place during Tenacious D’s Las Vegas concert on Saturday night, cutting the show short. According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, the incident took place around 9:30 p.m. at the House of Blues, located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Officers were called in to assist with crowd control, after an alleged altercation between two individuals, whom officers described as intoxicated, ballooned into a fight involving more than 20 people. When police arrived on the scene they found two victims that had sustained stab wounds. Those individuals were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The concert halted after the altercation occurred, and an investigation is ongoing.
- 50 Cent teams up with Dr. Dre and Alicia Keys for new single:50 Cent has released a brand new single called "New Day," and the track features Alicia Keys and Dr. Dre. The song was produced by Dr. Dre, and is the lead single from 50 Cent’s fifth studio album, "Street King Immortal." The album will be out on November 13.