Following surgery on Monday to prevent abnormal blood flow within his his heart, Bret Michaels is now resting comfortably at home.

"Bret's procedure had excellent results," said Dr. Mansour Assar, the cardiologist at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center who operated on Michaels. "Because of the successful outcome and Bret's determination, I believe he will be able to return to normal activity within weeks."

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She has the name of a movie star, as noted by Jennifer Lopez. But does Thia Megia have the voice of an American Idol champion?

Only 15, the contestant displayed impressive confidence and comfort in front of the judges last night, delivering one of the best performances of the evening on Adele's "Chasing Pavements."

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She's 22. She's a Harvard graduate. She works in the White House. She loves our president, but NOT in a Monica Lewinsky-type way, she's quick to point out.

Oh, and Molly DeWolf Swensen is absolutely gorgeous, with a beautiful voice. Should we just crown her as the next American Idol already?

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Autumn Jones is, for reasons no one can figure out, dating Teen Mom baby daddy Gary Shirley. What's more, Leah is already calling her mommy, supposedly.

“Leah has become really attached to Autumn,” a source close to the situation says of Gary's daughter with Amber Portwood, with whom he is estranged.

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We heard the story of Chris Medina days before this American Idol hopeful appeared on the show last night.

But that didn't make his Milwaukee audition any less emotional, as Medina recounted the story of his fiancee, Juliana, who got into a horrific car accident in October 29 and remained in a coma for over a month before awakening with brain damage.

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Simply put, Scott Dangerfield doesn't look like the next American Idol.

The 22-year old student teacher showed up for this week's Milwaukee auditions with long hair, glasses and an overall genuine demeanor. Seriously, the guy didn't seem nervous or anxious or like he was trying to show off for the cameras.

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