Jill O'Rourke
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Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

Twitter Cancels Simon Cowell Following Gabrielle Union Drama

Twitter has declared Simon Cowell “over” following reports that he’s being investigated after Gabrielle Union’s controversial firing from AGT. Fans of various artists Simon has represented are happy to see him potentially being held accountable. Shortly after news broke that…

American Idol: WATCH Cade Foehner And Gabby Barrett’s Wedding Vows

Season 16 American Idol alums Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner recently got married in Garrison, Texas. If you were hoping to get a peek at their romantic wedding, you’re in luck, because Gabby posted a video on her YouTube channel.…

WATCH ‘AGT’s Grace VanderWaal Perform ‘I Don’t Like You’ With A New Sass

Season 11 AGT winner Grace VanderWaal continues to evolve as an artist. She has a new EP out, and recently performed the song “I Don’t Like You” live on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Grace, who turns 16…

Why is Julianne Hough Not Speaking Up About the Gabrielle Union And ‘AGT’ Situation?

Former AGT judge Julianne Hough is finally speaking out about her and Gabrielle Union’s departure from the show. However, her comments don’t get into specifics, and she doesn’t seem to be taking a side in the matter. Julianne commented on…

Sharon Osbourne Calls Out Simon Cowell for Paying Girls Less Than The Boys

Former AGT judge Sharon Osbourne has now shared her opinion on the controversy surrounding Gabrielle Union’s departure from the show. Sharon is once again calling out judge and producer Simon Cowell, this time for running a “boys club” and not…

Why Did Katy Perry Postpone Her Wedding To Orlando Bloom?

American Idol judge Katy Perry got engaged to actor Orlando Bloom in February of this year, and we’ve been waiting for them to tie the knot ever since. However, it looks like we’re going to have to wait a little…

‘The Voice’ Results: Only 8 Artists Move On To The Semifinals

Tuesday night’s The Voice results show revealed the Top 8 artists in Season 17. The Top 10 performed on Monday night, but two artists had to go home. This week, the first seven artists to move on to the semifinals were decided by America’s vote. The remaining…

Blake Shelton Threatens Fans To “Kiss Their Collective Butt” IF…

Monday night on The Voice, Blake Shelton declared that he would kiss America’s “collective butts” if his artist Ricky Duran doesn’t make it to the Season 17 finale. Based on Ricky’s track record on the show, he certainly seems to…

WATCH Simon Cowell Crying Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Simon Cowell broke down crying on the X Factor: Celebrity finale over the weekend. He was so emotional that he couldn’t even speak when asked to comment on the finalists’ charity song. The cover of “Run” by Snow Patrol was…

Why Reba McEntire Was The Voice’s First Pick NOT Blake Shelton

Can you imagine country star Reba McEntire coaching The Voice? It almost happened when the show first started. Reba was apparently NBC’s first choice to represent country music on the show, but they ultimately hired Blake Shelton instead. According to…