Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 41 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Holland Taylor and Sarah Paulson Are Dating, Sources Confirm
- Read the Cover Story: Adele’s Triumphant Return: How Love Changed Her Life
- Bryan Cranston Looks Nearly Unrecognizable as Homeless Man on Set of New Film – See His Two Other Looks
- Tina Fey and Amy Poehler On Their Decades-Spanning Friendship: We're 'Found' Sisters
- Kyle Richards on Yolanda Foster's Health Crisis: She's 'Just Struggling to Survive'
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- October 19, 2009
- Vol. 72
- No. 16
Now & Then Teen Idols
One Hit It Big in the '80s Thanks to 'Jessie's Girl,' the Other Was a 2008 American Idol Star. They Both Know a Thing or Two About Screaming Fans
Age: 60. Pop star and General Hospital heartthrob, now guest-starring in Californication.
Age: 18. American Idol runner-up; his single "Crush" has sold more than 900,000 worldwide.
What are female fans throwing up onstage at you these days?
SPRINGFIELD: I don't get as many training bras as I used to get, but I'll get underwear.
ARCHULETA: They mostly respect the way I am, so they throw teddy bears. And little bracelets. But mostly just stuffed toys.
SPRINGFIELD: That doesn't stop, by the way; I still get stuffed toys.
What about fan mail—what's that like?
ARCHULETA: Most of the time, they're really nice and friendly. Even on American Idol they said my fans weren't as weird or bad as other people's. I thought that was neat.
SPRINGFIELD: I've had fans put private detectives on me to find out what I'm doing.
ARCHULETA: What? That's weird.
What was the moment like when you first realized that you were a musical idol?
SPRINGFIELD: My first thrill was playing "Jessie's Girl" live and hearing the audience react. It was at a Beach Boys show on the Fourth of July. It was wonderful. The audience started cheering as soon as we played the riff.
ARCHULETA: For me, the thrill is just that people actually like it. It's neat to see people react to your songs the same way that you would react to someone else's songs.
What was your first big purchase?
SPRINGFIELD: I was never into buying stuff. I'm not a car freak.... I just finally bought a house. I was nicknamed Scrooge.
ARCHULETA: I don't spend any money.
SPRINGFIELD: I'd rather look at the numbers piling up.
ARCHULETA: Yeah, yeah. If at some point I need that money, I'll have it there. What if an emergency came up?
SPRINGFIELD: Sensible boy.
GO BEHIND THE SCENES OF RICK AND DAVID'S SHOOT AT PEOPLE.COM/35TH
- CONTRIBUTORS Elaine Aradillas,
- Lorenzo Benet,
- Brian Braiker,
- Paul Chi,
- Champ Clark,
- Antoinette Y. Coulton,
- Mark Dagostino,
- Shruti Dhalwala,
- Mary Green,
- Wendy Grossman,
- Liza Hamm,
- Jessica Herndon,
- Julie Jordan,
- Amy Elisa Keith,
- Kristen Mascia,
- Farah Menass.
December 01, 2015
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!