The Voice Recap: Team Shakira Evades Double Disaster (4/22/14)

The first live elimination on The Voice will always be the most heart-breaking episode for any artist in any season. Imagine getting through all the filtering stages and suddenly faltering when the public votes are factored in. This sentiment is validated when T.J. Wilkins (Team Usher) and two of Shakira’s artists (Dani Moz and Tess Boyer, center and right on photo in this recap) ended up in the bottom three. Shakira had the worst night, having had to contend with the possibility of losing two artists on the same night. Shakira has the Twitter instant save mechanism to thank as…

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Judge Judy Recap: 5-Year Tenant Gets $519 of Security Deposit (4/22/14)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $519 security deposit on Amy Hansen(photo)’s counterclaim, the difference between her $2,250 deposit and the $1,731 which she owes Former Landlord Saeed Kanwar for rent and damages. The judge also awards $650 to Diane Comres for the balance of her loan to former friend Cynthia Bryant. Rent Civil Engineering Tech Saeed Kanwar, 34, sues Amy of Eagan, MN, for $5,000, for non-payment of rent and property damage. Amy countersues Saeed for 4x her security deposit because of a statute on returning it within 30 days. The judge asks her if she has a right to 4x the…

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Dancing with the Stars Recap 4/21/14: Meryl Gets Perfect Score; Drew Out

Drew & Cheryl leave Dancing with the Stars‘ Party Anthem night after getting the lowest votes and judges’ scores combined last week. In jeopardy were Danica & Val and Candace & Mark. Meryl & Maks topped tonight’s leaderboard with a perfect score. LMFAO’s Redfoo guest judges and performs. NeNe & Tony NeNe gets a 33 for what Redfoo calls a “hot” routine. A viewer tweets, “I loved that @NeNeLeakes & Tony Dovolani incorporated NeNe’s husband in the dance!” Jeopardy In jeopardy this week were Candace & Mark, Danice & Val, and Drew & Cheryl. Candace & Mark get a 32 for their Cha-Cha-Cha…

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The Voice Recap: Kristen Merlin Earns Raves Despite Technical Malfunction (4/21/14)

The Voice celebrated the debut of of its live shows this season with several scene stealers from the Top 12. Topping the list is Kristen Merlin (photo in this recap) singing through in spite of a microphone malfunction that left us wanting for more. Shakira’s sole country singer established herself as a resilient competitor which earned her a standing ovation and a ton of praises from the all mentors. And then there were Sisaundra Lewis and Kat Perkins who both nailed their songs in the most jaw dropping manner. Read on for a recap of all performances by teams. Team Usher…

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Judge Judy Recap 4/21/14: $350 for Dental Bill Charge

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $350 to Barbara Fox (left, photo) and daughter Rachel Fox (middle), for Rachel’s boyfriend Robert “Price” Rickett(right)’s dental charge. The judge dismisses the Rachel’s suit for a motor that she had paid for. Judge Judy orders Justin McFalls to pay Brittany Jenkins $2,300, in exchange for getting back the car he sold to her. Credit Card Rachel is the mom of Price’s daughter. She shows Judge Judy texts to and from Price, who works as a brick mason. The judge decides that he did not agree to paying for the motor. Rachel says that she works 3 jobs…

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