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Pia Toscano

Pia Ann Rose Toscano (born October 14, 1988) is an American singer from Howard Beach, New York. Toscano placed ninth on the tenth season of American Idol. Previously considered to be a frontrunner in the competition, her elimination came as a shock to judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, and Steven Tyler, all of whom were visibly and vocally upset and outraged. Viewers and media outlets alike described Toscano's departure as one of the most shocking eliminations in American Idol history. Toscano was born in 1988 and grew up in Howard Beach, New York. She is of Italian descent. She began performing in talent shows when she was four, and by the time she was nine, had performed in a local church production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Mark Ballas to Pia:  Come to L.A., Meet My Mama!

Mark Ballas to Pia: Come to L.A., Meet My Mama!

Pia Toscano is coming back to L.A. today for another round with Mark Ballas, and it's already serious enough for Pia to meet the mom.Our spies say Pia is flying in from New York later in the day… READ MORE >

Mark and Pia's Hookup -- Born at TMZ?

Mark and Pia's Hookup -- Born at TMZ?

"American Idol" cast-off Pia Toscano and Mark Ballas' first date went off without a hitch -- no small miracle, considering the incredibly un-romantic advice she got from our fearless leader. Check… READ MORE >

- 1227 days ago
Pia Toscano & Mark Ballas -- Tongue Wrestlers!!!

Pia Toscano & Mark Ballas -- Tongue Wrestlers!!!

Pia Toscano went on a radio show this morning and INSISTED she and Mark Ballas are "just friends" ... what she failed to mention is they TOTALLY MADE OUT WITH EACH OTHER FRIDAY NIGHT!!!TMZ broke… READ MORE >

- 1227 days ago
"Idol" Fans -- Get Rid of Stefano, Bring Back Pia!

"Idol" Fans -- Get Rid of Stefano, Bring Back Pia!

"American Idol" fans are bombarding the show and FOX ... demanding they bring Pia Toscano back ... and give Stefano Langone the boot.Our "Idol" spies tell us hundreds of fans have been… READ MORE >

- 1228 days ago
Pia & Mark -- A Wrestler Hooked Them Up!

Pia & Mark -- A Wrestler Hooked Them Up!

Pia Toscano was the instigator of her burgeoning romance with Mark Ballas, and she used wrestling star Chris Jericho to help her score a date.  As TMZ first reported, Pia and Mark went out on… READ MORE >

- 1228 days ago
Pia Toscano & Mark Ballas Hook Up

Pia Toscano & Mark Ballas Hook Up

Mark Ballas provided comfort to "American Idol" castoff Pia Toscano last night -- on what appeared to be a date at an L.A. mall, with a special cameo by Paula Abdul!They were both gussied up as… READ MORE >

- 1229 days ago
Pia After 'Idol' -- 'Everyone Was Sobbing'

Pia After 'Idol' -- 'Everyone Was Sobbing'

Pia Toscano and the rest of the "American idol" finalists were a crying mess after the 22-year-old's shocking elimination last night -- sources connected with the show tell TMZ."Everyone was… READ MORE >

- 1230 days ago
Pia vs. Pia: Who'd You Rather?

Pia vs. Pia:
Who'd You Rather?

Here's shockingly booted off "American Idol" babe Pia Toscano (left) -- and the OG Pia, '80s starlet Pia Zadora back in her heyday (right).Question is ...  READ MORE >

- 1231 days ago

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