The Voice Recap: Usher’s Suspenseful Final Steal is Cierra Mickens (3/25/14)

Now it can be said: Usher has a penchant for suspense and he did it with such gusto on The Voice’s final battle night. So you can imagine the interspersed emotions that Cierra Mickens (photo in this recap) went through in a span of seconds: from the time Shakira dropped her from the team to the moment Usher pushed his button for a steal. The result was nonetheless dramatic and to a certain extent, very pleasurable to see the Alaskan powerhouse overwhelmed with relief for a chance to move on to the next round. For Usher, his belief in Cierra has…

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Judge Judy Orders Ex-Husband, Kids to Return Furniture (3/25/14)

Judge Judy Sheindlin orders Keith Henderson (photo) and his 2 kids to return his ex-wife/their mom Bridget Mora’s furniture.  The judge dismisses Bridget’s suit for the security deposit for the house where all 4 of them used to live together. Judge Judy dismisses Keith’s suit for utilities, rent and defamation. The judge then awards $50 to John Hall for Co-Worker Ashlynn Waldhelm‘s share of a trip. Judge Judy dismisses Ashlynn’s countersuit for $500, for harassment. The judge also awards $1,175 to Robert Miller, for a car loan that he took out for his child’s mom, Stefani Williams. Judge Judy awards $1,000…

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Dancing with the Stars Recap 3/24/14: Sean Avery, Diana Nyad Go Home

Diana & Henry and Sean (2nd from left, photo) & Karina (leftmost) are the 1st couples to leave Dancing with the Stars‘ Season 18. Tied on top are Meryl & Maks, Meryl’s Ice Skating Partner Charlie & Sharna, and James & Peta, with combined judges’ scores of 25‘s. Meryl had put her athleticism to good use, with Maks throwing her over his shoulder. Billy Dee & Emma are lowest at 15 for the 2nd week in a row. And: Viewers get to vote for the Switch Up. Shuffled partners dance in 2 weeks. Last week, the leaderboard looked like this: Charlie…

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The Voice Recap: No 2nd Chance for Country Duo Alaska & Madi (3/24/14)

Week 2 of The Voice’s Battle Rounds was bittersweet for Alaska and Madi, the duo I’ve been looking forward to seeing once more after their cool audition that had Blake Shelton rooting for their success. Unfortunately for the two best friends, they had to go against Audra McLaughlin whose country sound connected more with their mentor. The duo had their final performance this season when they failed to impress Shakira and Usher for a steal. During their auditions, Alaska/Madi  (photo in this recap) and Audra exuded the classic country sound that has been tattooed on my mind so it was…

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Judge Judy Recap: Rent Suit v. Cousin Dismissed (3/24/14)

Judge Judy Sheindlin dismisses Heather Gerst’s rent suit against her cousin Chasity Purington (photo). Heather had kicked out Chasity without notice. On the other hand, Judge Judy awards Hailey Prasad $1,618 for eviction fees. Hailey’s roommates Alexiz Ramirez and Eliza Ramirez had brought in a roommate, whose “friends” had caused their eviction. Hailey had left the apartment when Alexiz, Eliza, and their 2 guy roommates were evicted. Rent The judge thinks that Chasity has a moral obligation towards Bank Collections Agent Heather, 29. Chasity thought that she was a roommate, even though she wasn’t paying rent. She says that there…

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