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Amber Riley created quite a commotion on the red carpet last night, fainting in front of her co-stars and photographers at a TV Academy event in Los Angeles honoring Glee.

Amber Riley Red Carpet Photo

"Hey guys, I'm okay :) I got a little dizzy from all the photog flashes!" the actress Tweeted soon after the scare. "You'd think I's be used to it by now, still a red carpet amateur I guess. Gonna get checked out but I feel fine. Thank you for all the concern and well wishes."

Riley recovered in time to participate in the show's panel discussion, adding an online thank you to those around her during the collapse.

"I'd also like to thank the photographers for being professional and not taking photos of me on the ground. I truly truly appreciate it. Could have been super embarrassing."

Have you seen the shots of Riley and her fellow cast members attending the William McKinley prom? Check them out now in the Glee spoilers section at TV Fanatic!

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Somewhere, that gargoyle Rosie O'Donnell is cackling.

Lindsay Lohan's tenure on the Glee set may not go down as her finest hour, according to a source quoted by E! who claims she was "incredibly late" and that production had to send a car to the Chateau Marmont hotel to pick her a$$ up.

Par for the course really.

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"Lindsay was a total nightmare yesterday," says one (clearly less than thrilled) source on the Glee set of their guest star. "She was three hours late in the morning."

"When she did arrive, she just didn't want to be there. She did not want to work. She had not memorized her lines, and kept disappearing so no one could find her."

Some staffers on set were so miffed, they dubbed her "That Girl," adding, "She has rubbed them all up the wrong way by being so disrespectful of everyone else."

On the flip side, a highly placed Glee source says Lohan's scene went "really great, she was so professional and it looked like everything was going to go so well."

Lindsay's spokesman Steve Honig insists she was late because of a "misunderstanding" about her call time, and is displeased with this report. He says:

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On second thought, Gotye doesn't really hate what Glee did to his beloved single, "Somebody That I Used to Know."

A few days after referring to that show's cover of the track as "dinky and wrong," Gotye clarified the meaning behind his comments to Los Angeles alt-rock station 98.7 .

"I thought it was really clever to transpose the song to two guys," the artist said. "It was a great idea."

So why did he refer to the version as dinky?

"This xylophone hook in my song - it's kind of dinky not just in the cover version but the original song," he said, being critical of himself and adding that his original words were turned into "the Glee cover I hated and Darren Criss is an asshole."

The track, of course, is everywhere in pop culture these days. Over the past few weeks, contestants on American Idol and a contestant on The Voice have covered "Somebody That I Used to Know."

What did you think of the Glee rendition?

 

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Bill O'Reilly believes Glee is a "good show" that typically sends a "positive message." He made both those points clear prior to a recent segment on his Fox News program.

But the conservative host takes major issue with a recent episode, which introduced Alex Newell as a transgender student who dressed as a female during his choir's performance.

O'Reilly said the storyline was an example of the program's "recurring theme that alternative lifestyles may be a big positive."

Angry Bill O'Reilly

“If you make the behavior of these people... if children hear it, unsupervised children, okay who don't have parents watching their - they might go out and experiment with this stuff," O'Reilly wailed, while guest Gretchen Carlson agreed.

"Here we go again, pandering to .3% of the American population that considers themselves transgender," Carlson said. "Now I get to explain this to my 8-year-old, if i want her to see a nice family show with some nice music."

Judge Jeanine Pirro tried to chime in as a voice of reason and asked the host: "Do you really think that this is the kind of thing that's contagious?" to which he admitted not being sure, but added that seeing James Dean smoke as a teenager did encourage him to do the same.

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Gotye has been everywhere over the last few weeks.

He performed on Saturday Night Live. His breakout single, "Somebody That I Used to Know" was covered on American Idol and Glee.

And while the artist is clearly thrilled with his success - "I wrote the song and everything else has been a series of surprises," Gotye tells Great Britain's The Sunday Mail - he isn't enthralled with how the Fox comedy tackled his track.

"They did such a faithful arrangement of the instrumentals but the vocals were that pop Glee style, ultra dry, sounded pretty tuned and the rock has no real sense, like it's playing to you from a cardboard box," the artist said of the above cover by Darren Criss and Matt Bomer.

Talking to The Sunday Herald Sun, Gotye added the Glee version made his song "sound dinky and wrong."

Ouch! You tell us: is Gotye's assessment accurate? Or should be be grateful to Glee for giving the single such exposure?

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Glee will pay tribute to Whitney Houston on Tuesday night, airing an episode titled "Dance with Somebody" that features a number of hits by the late artist.

The series will use them help paint the picture of seniors at fictional William McKinley High School graduating and saying goodbye to each other.

Whether you think this is merely an admirable showing of respect for the legend, or a pathetic exploitation of her tragic death, one thing cannot be debated: the first cover released by Fox from the episode is incredibly impressive.

It features Mercedes (Amber Riley), Rachel (Lea Michele), Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Santana (Naya Rivera) breaking down "How Will I Know" A capella style, and it's destined to be included in the Glee pantheon of covers. Watch the clip now:

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Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" was apparently the song of the week on Fox. Two hit shows on the network featured covers of it in as many nights!

Tuesday, on Glee, Matt Bomer’s guest appearance as the older brother of Darren Criss' character featured a scene in which the two duet on the catchy track.

While it was something of an odd choice to have brothers singing this song, as its lyrics imply a breakup between a couple, the guys absolutely killed.

Wednesday, on American Idol's top seven performance show, Phillip Phillips and Elise Testone tag-teamed it. Which cover was better? Watch both and vote below:

Which show's cover of "Somebody That I Used to Know" was best?

 

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The Fox hit series Glee will pay homage to the late, great singer Whitney Houston April 24 in an episode appropriately entitled "Dance With Somebody."

New Directions will cover some of Whitney's hart-toppers, and it looks like Brittany (Heather Morris) and Santana (Naya Rivera) will do the title song.

Here's a promotional photo from Glee's Whitney Houston episode ...

Heather Morris on Glee

The show returns with an all-new episode tonight. Next week, in "Saturday Night Glee-ver," the Glee club will page homage to the movie Saturday Night Fever.

Hope you're all ready for some disco-infused numbers, followed by Whitney the following week, and probably some not-so-subtle PSAs thrown in as well.

Interestingly, Glee's Amber Riley shot this cover of "I Will Always Love You" right before Houston passed away. Will be tough to top. Listen below ...

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Selenators and Gleeks, rejoice. Selena Gomez's hit song, "Love You Like a Love Song," will be featured on an upcoming episode of Glee, according to reports.

The Glee star taking on the infectious hit? Lea Michele!

The milestone event it appears in? The prom episode!

An E! source says the episode, written by Glee creator Ryan Murphy, filmed last week and Lea turned in "a really powerful performance" of the omnipresent radio single.

On April 4, for whatever it's worth, Michele tweeted, "Longest. Prom. Ever." More like best. Sounds like a can't miss addition to the Glee music library.

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Rachel Berry and Finn Hudson are engaged on Glee.

But while portrayers Lea Michele and Cory Monteith might not be at that stage in their relationship, sources do claim these co-stars are dating in real life.

  • Cory Monteith in Tux
  • Lea Michele Red Carpet Pic

Onlookers tell Life & Style that Michele and Monteith spent Valentine's Day together in Los Angeles.

"They were into each other all night," a source tells the tabloid, adding that Cory fed spaghetti to his date that night. "She was very happy, flirting and touching Cory a lot. He just stared at her with puppy-dog eyes."

Michele split from Theo Stockman in September and rumors of a romance with her fellow Fox actor first started in November.

"As long as I get to have scenes with Cory, it makes me really happy," the actress said in the past of Glee's grueling work hours.

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