Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul are ready for another season of American Idol. They're also prepared for another few months of trading verbal barbs.

Before mocking his fellow judge, however, Cowell first opened up to TV Guide about the crop of talent last season, saying it "just wasn't good enough."

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Former American Idol runner-up and certified cutie Katharine McPhee flashes that trademark smile we know and love as she pumps gas in Los Angeles.

And Kat's car isn't the only thing getting pumped up - the singer herself has plenty to be psyched for, as McPhee and boyfriend Nick Cokas recently got engaged!

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Olivia Mojica has already squared off against Kim Kardashian in a battle of sex tape positions. But now the former American Idol contestant is facing off against one of her own: troubled first season finalist Jessica Sierra.

The singer who can't seem to stay on the right side of the law had no problem staying on the right side - or the left side, or underneath, or on top - of her ex-boyfriend during the filming of their recent sex tape...

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While any true American supports the troops fighting for our freedom overseas, the same cannot be said about the commitment those men and woman have toward former America Idol finalists that curse out cops and make sex tapes.

Jessica Sierra was set to perform a holiday concert, sponsored by Move America Forward, but that organization no longer wants anything to do with the fallen Idol.

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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]