Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj leave American Idol, Courtney Love tweets advice to Amanda Bynes, and more

By Dan Snierson
Updated June 07, 2013 at 04:00 AM EDT

? Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj exit American Idol When they each heard the news about the other one, they said, ”Huh…well, wait. If she’s leav — is my agent still here?”

? Snoop Lion guest-stars on One Life to Live In his episodes, Snoop performs in Llanview and samples some of its finest weed, only to wind up in heaven, where he becomes entangled in a romantic triangle with Viki/Niki and her dead husband.

? Courtney Love tweets at Amanda Bynes: ”Pull it together dude” ”We know of no greater wake-up call,” firmly nodded the staffs at 28 treatment clinics.

? Tracy Morgan to star in FX pilot as unlikely war hero Attempts to reach Morgan for comment — or to let him know he’d signed on to star in a pilot — were unsuccessful.

? Johnny Depp drops out of Black Mass, film about on-the-lam Boston mobster Whitey Bulger Or did he…mysteriously disappear? (Nope. Just dropped out.)

? Fox reality exec Mike Darnell leaving network It’s the most shocking loss Fox has seen since an elephant defeated 44 little people in an airplane-pulling contest.

? CBS debuts The American Baking Competition Snoop, I think you went in the wrong studio door that day.

? James Lipton says he once worked as pimp in Paris So, actors, don’t be surprised if he looks deep into your soul and asks: ”If morality exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the whorehouse?”

? Four retro networks, showing reruns from ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, or ’90s, in the works Have fun explaining to your grandmother in her 80s that That ’70s Show is actually on the ’90s channel.

?BBC unveils Up the Women, sitcom about early-20th-century suffragettes Not hearing great things about NBC’s adaptation, Suddenly Susan B. Anthony.