Ryan Seacrest exhibited some very loopy behavior on last Tuesday night's "American Idol" episode--including a slow dance with a Michael Sarver look-alike and an awkward, innuendo-filled interview with Adam Lambert--but one of his odd antics that didn't elicit any chuckles was an apparent nasty dig at his former "Idol" cohost, Brian Dunkleman. When Ryan joked that his ex-cohort would be emceeing the Pasadena Civic Auditorium portion of next week's "Idol Gives Back" special, the audience actually applauded with glee...before Ryan admitted he was just kidding. And no one laughed.
I couldn't help wondering...was Brian Dunkleman, whose career has stalled while Ryan's has soared, watching? And if so, was he laughing? After all, when Brian appeared on VH1's "Celebrity Fit Club," he confessed that quitting "Idol" (because he was upset about the way the contestants were treated) was the "worst career decision" of his life. He's even working now on a mockumentary-style show based on hisRead More »from Brian Dunkleman Back In The Spotlight!