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'American Idol's' Scott MacIntyre needs new kidney in 6 months to avoid dialysis
It's not the first challenge Scott MacIntyre has faced. The singer, 29, who placed eighth on the 2009 season of "American Idol," is almost completely blind, and was diagnosed with kidney failure as a teen. He had a kidney transplant at age 22 and now needs another."Unfortunately, transplanted kidneys don't last forever," he tells People magazineon Monday.
Monica Lewinsky talks about shame, bullying in passionate speech
Kristen Bell talks about using sign language with young daughter
When it comes to communicating with her 18-month-old daughter, Lincoln, actress Kristen Bell says sign language has been a help."[She can say] a lot of two-syllable words, but she signs mostly because shes really good at it," Bell told People magazine at an event last week hosted by her company,This Bar Saves Lives.
Former 'American Idol' contestant Joanne Borgella dies at 32
Plus size model and former "American Idol" contestant Joanne Borgella passed away Saturday morning. She was 32.In an emotional Facebook post written by her family, fans learned that the talented star died after battling endometrial cancer."To God be the glory! With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Joanne," the family shared.
Hitting the right notes: Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder honors doctor onstage
At Sunday night's Pearl Jam concert at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, fans came to see Eddie Vedder and his band. But Vedder felt that it was another person who deserved the spotlight.Vedder introduced the audience to Dr. Jakub Tolar, a University of Minnesota doctor who leads the university's research into rare genetic disorders, including epidermolysis bullosa.