Did "The X Factor" executive producer Simon Cowell pay Carmen Electra to date him? And did he get jealous because she allegedly hooked up with Prince, one of her ex-boyfriends? Is One Direction's Louis Tomlinson secretly gay and wanting to go public about it? Is One Direction's management hatching a plan for Tomlinson to get engaged to Eleanor Calder? Are "The X Factor" U.S. co-hosts Mario Lopez and Khloe Kardashian experiencing infidelity in their respective marriages?
There have been many blind items (which are gossip items that do not name names) that have appeared in media over the past several weeks, and many people are guessing that these "X Factor" stars are the answers to the blind items.
Here are the blind items that people are guessing are about "X Factor" stars:
Blind Gossip (Jan. 24, 2013)
This cute young celebrity is in a tough spot. He wants to live as his real self, but he is part of a group that could suffer if his image changes. Here’s the situation: He is gay. He has always been gay. But the role he has to play is one which girls would find attractive.
So for the past couple of years, he has been pretending to be straight, and pretending to enjoy girls idolizing him. Now he is growing increasingly uncomfortable with that role. He is frustrated that he can’t openly date guys his age. He is not the only one in his group of colleagues who feels this way. However, for now, he is the only one who has been pushing management to allow him to be the "The Gay One." He really wouldn’t mind that label at all.
The others are trying to stay out of the controversy. While they are privately supportive of him, they are content to play the public game of pretending that they are all straight as long as the paychecks keep rolling in. His management team – which is substantially older than him – vehemently opposes his coming out.
They have made it very clear to him that they are there to sell an image, not to cater to his personal desires to come out. They believe in the more old-fashioned "girls are only interested in straight boy celebrities" school of thought. They don’t believe that a gay young celebrity will sell. They are so convinced of this that they have warned him that if he goes rogue and announces that he is gay, and fans tune out… he will lose his job.
Possible guess: Louis Tomlinson of One Direction ("The X Factor" U.K. 2010 third-place finalist)
Sandra Rose (Jan. 30, 2013)
This reality TV star is Caucasian, but she might as well be black. An imprisoned former NFL star, who is African American, is rumored to be her biological father. She is our favorite member of a large reality TV family because she is grounded and never has her head in the clouds like her narcissistic reality star sister.
Possible guess: Khloe Kardashian and O.J. Simpson
Crazy Days and Nights/Entertainment Lawyer (Feb. 6, 2013)
Apparently this A list reality star/celebrity had a fit when he found out his B list still gorgeous celebrity that he was paying for was also seeing her A++ list celebrity ex. They had reconnected after several years and one thing led to another and the pair hooked up one weekend. The A list reality star freaked out and said he didn't share. Yes, ironic coming from him.
Possible guess: Simon Cowell (A-list reality star), Carmen Electra (B-list gorgeous celebrity), Prince (A++list celebrity ex)
Crazy Days and Nights/Entertainment Lawyer (Feb. 7, 2013)
This married B-/C+ list actor/host was busted in a radio station bathroom stall having sex with the assistant to his publicist.
Possible guess: Mario Lopez
Blind Gossip (Feb. 7, 2013)
When you are a young star, you want to be cool, but you have to keep it clean. If your image gets tarnished, you could watch your reputation disappear overnight. So what do you do if you are one of the biggest young stars in the world… and suddenly a video tape surfaces? It’s a porn tape. And the person in it looks a lot like you.
Well, this tape almost gave his team a collective heart attack! But we have some good news. It’s not him. We repeat: It’s not him! Yes, the guy in it looks like him, but he is actually an experienced porn actor and not the young star. The porn star even took on a pseudonym to sound like the young star.
So what is his team going to do about it? Nothing. They aren’t even going to address it because that would just bring more attention to the video and the lookalike porn actor, and they don’t want the word "porn" anywhere near this star and his reputation. As for the thought that this porn tape might actually help the star look more studly, just know that wouldn’t happen in this case. Because it’s a gay porn tape.
Possible guess: One Direction's Harry Styles (young star) and Jack Styles (porn star)
Blind Gossip (Feb. 14, 2013)
This young performer has a dilemma on his hands. He has not been keeping up his end of the publicity–making for his project. So his management team has a plan: They want him to propose to his girlfriend. Now, management already knows that he has no intention of actually marrying the girl. They don’t care about that. They just want all the attention that goes along with a beautiful young couple in love! One thing is for sure: they know that the fans will cling to every detail of the proposal, the ring, the engagement, the dress, the wedding song, etc. over the next year. And lots of attention from teen girls is what powers the popularity of young performers!
The performer – and his girlfriend – both know this, and they are now arguing over what to do. She is in favor of it, but he is hesitating. By the way, this isn’t a new stunt. They proposed the same thing last year, but the performer balked just a few days before it was supposed to happen. It will be interesting to see if he goes through with it this time. You’ll know that things are moving in that direction if there is a significant uptick in chatter about their relationship over the next few weeks.
Possible guess: Louis Tomlinson and Eleanor Calder
Mouth to Ears (Feb. 12, 2013)
This couple wishes they could wake up to a bed full of children but that won’t happen anytime soon. Why? Because this reality star is so stressed trying to keep up with her sisters and keep her husband happy she is going crazy. She already has weight issues, but can’t let her husband’s ex be the only person to give him a child. The husband has taken his stress out in other ways. What ways? By cheating with any and everybody. He even had sex with a known sl*t from "Basketball Wives LA." The wife is always defending the marriage, but insiders know he is cheating!
Possible guess: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom