When WB crowns (or is that "beheads"?) its Superstar USA tonight (9 pm/ET), three things are certain: 1.) Our ears will bleed. 2.) The "winner" will cry, if not from excitement, then from embarrassment. And 3.) JoJo will be sad. As the ambitious platinum blond tells TV Guide Online, he doesn't care that Tone-Loc, Vitamin C and the entire viewing audience were laughing at him; he was just happy that we were looking at him at all.
TV Guide Online: How did you find out that Superstar USA had turned you into a punch line?JoJo: One of the producers called and was like, "I need to talk to you." I'm thinking, "It's just to tie up loose ends," and then he said, you know, "You were the butt of a joke."
TVGO: Ouch.JoJo: To be honest with you, I laughed! I had such a fun time doing it that even though it was a joke, you know what? I still have the experience. I always had a suspicion that something was going on, but I could neread more
When American Idol holds auditions, the lousy singers — except Jasmine Trias — are told they stink and get axed early on. Not on the WB's Superstar USA (kicking off tonight at 9 pm/ET). The reality spoofcom riffs on AI's format, tricking talentless William Hungs into thinking they've got pop-star potential. Is it cruel, funny or both? TV Guide Online decided to ask Vitamin C, who serves in Superstar's trio of smart-mouthed fake judges. Best known for her platinum-selling "Smile" and "Graduation" singles (circa 1999), the thirtysomething crooner-actress knows all about fickle fame...
TV Guide Online: This show copies AI right down to host Brian McFayden, who's a clone of Ryan Seacrest. Although he looks a bit younger...Vitamin C: [Chuckles] I don't know his age. They're both young, good-looking, radio-veejay kind of guys with good highlights and white teeth.
TVGO: Is this is a gread more