Some actresses diet for weeks before showing skin; Hall ate a candy bar on the way to this shoot. But the Death at a Funeral actress's exercise routine was hard-core enough to make up for indulgences. Next year, nothing is going to look any better or stand any higher! She was proud to have the confidence to strip down for the camera after struggling with binge eating and depression in her early 20s.
'American Idol' Judge Kara DioGuardi: 'Memba Her?
Some people have fame. Right now, Kara DioGuardi has both, and seems to be enjoying every minute of each. DioGuardi said she hopes to return to the hit reality singing competition next season because it was an "incredible ride," but initially she admitted she was surprised when the show called to offer her a slot at the judges' table. And I worked with so many 'Idol' contestants, it felt like a natural extension. The multitalented DioGuardi said transitioning to an "Idol" judge was natural because she's worked with so many artists during her career. DioGuardi's accomplishments as a producer and songwriter are almost too extensive to describe: From her catalog of several hundred songs, more than have been released on major labels worldwide, and more than have appeared on multi-platinum-selling albums.
Kara DioGuardi Says Bikini Stunt Changed Her Life
Nearly a year after strutting around in a black two-piece on stage at last season's American Idol finale, the judge — who poses in a white bikini in April's Women's Health magazine — admits the stunt "probably saved my job. Still, she calls it "a defining moment" that helped her fit in among judges Simon Cowell , Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul. She hits the gym four times a week. While there, she runs two miles or does 25 minutes of cardio.
Over the years the reality singing competition series American Idol has seen its fair share of contestants. Some of them have been amazing singers, and others have made us cringe. Some have auditioned in funny or unusual costumes to become noticed, while others have gained attention for their jaw dropping beauty. Even though what the American Idol contestants looks like is not supposed to play a factor, the truth is it sometimes does.