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

Simon Cowell Reveals What He Really Thinks About ‘Hans’ After Trashing Him On ‘AGT’

It turns out that Simon Cowell and Accordion Hans from AGT have quite the friendship going off screen. Simon may have been tough on Hans while judging his act, but he had some nice things to say about him on…

NBC’s Gabrielle Union Racism Investigation Verdict Is In and She Won’t Be Happy About It

On Wednesday, NBC and AGT producers have announced that an outside investigation into Gabrielle Union’s firing from the show is complete. In a statement, they seemed to contradict Gabrielle’s accusations of racism on set. Gabrielle and her fellow judge Julianne…

‘AGT’ Premiere: WATCH The Emotional, Tear-jerking Auditions

The Season 15 AGT premiere kicked off on Tuesday night, with an episode filmed before the coronavirus pandemic forced the show to adjust its production. The four judges (including newbie Sofia Vergara) watched the acts with a live audience. This…

Simon Cowell Joins Prison Reform Fight After ‘Tragic’ America’s Got Talent Act

One incredible audition on this season of AGT has inspired judge Simon Cowell to take action. Singer Archie Williams delivered a powerful performance after revealing that he had been wrongly imprisoned for 37 years. On Tuesday, Simon announced on Instagram…

Who Is Roberta Battaglia? 5 Facts About Canadian Child Prodigy On ‘America’s Got Talent’

This season of AGT introduces us to Roberta Battaglia, a 10-year-old singer from Canada with a voice beyond her years. Prepare to be blown away by her talent and poise. Read on to find out more about this talented youngster,…

Don’t Miss Out And Watch This Viral TikTok Dance Crashed By A Baby

If you haven’t seen the adorable dancing TikTok baby yet, you’re missing out. The funny clip is going viral, and we can’t stop smiling at this little guy’s amazing moves. The clip was recently posted on TikTok by @forbes_gang, a…

Meet Vincent Marcus: The Viral Impressionist Now On ‘America’s Got Talent’ [VIDEO]

Get ready to laugh over impressionist Vincent Marcus when he appears on America’s Got Talent this season. The funnyman is already a popular social media star, and now he’s taking his talents to television. Vincent has half a million Instagram…

‘AGT’ Season 15 Premiere: When It’s On And Where To Watch

The AGT Season 15 premiere is almost here! The 2020 edition of the talent show is coming up fast, and we can’t wait to see what new acts are waiting to wow us this time around. There are quite a…

Simon Cowell Doesn’t Blink At Knives Being Thrown At Him On ‘BGT’ [VIDEO]

Simon Cowell didn’t flinch when having knives thrown at him on BGT last weekend. The media mogul joined his fellow judge David Walliams as guinea pigs for danger act Claire-Marie & Jason. If you can believe it, this isn’t the…

WATCH Police Rescue Man Threatening To Jump Off The Brooklyn Bridge

On Friday afternoon, traffic was shut down across the Brooklyn Bridge as police rescued a man who had scaled the bridge and was threatening to jump. After almost four hours, the NYPD safely retrieved the man and traffic resumed. “A…