We hope Paula Abdul remains on American Idol forever. The show benefits from her brand of crazy.
Rating: 4.4 / 5.0
After walking away from American Idol, Paula Abdul landed an unexpected gig: Ugly Betty guest star.
Rating: 4.2 / 5.0
Look out, TV world! The X Factor panel is coming for you, as teased in this promotional photo.
Rating: 4.2 / 5.0
Paula Abdul made a triumphant return to American Idol in May 2010. She showed up to say goodbye to Simon and the fans.
Rating: 4.1 / 5.0
Here's your new panel of judges on American Idol: Kara DioGuardi poses with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.
Rating: 3.8 / 5.0
Paula Abdul is no longer a judge on American Idol. But she's still famous enough to attend the premiere of This Is It.
Rating: 3.6 / 5.0
Paula Abdul is not exactly Tony Award-winning material. But it was still nice to see her stop by at that event in June 2010.
Rating: 3.6 / 5.0
Paula Abdul is gone from American Idol. Where will the path of this wacky singer take her next?
Rating: 3.0 / 5.0

Paula Abdul Biography

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Paula Abdul is a former pop star who rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s with hits such as "Opposites Attract," "Forever Your Girl" and... More »
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Paula Abdul 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]

The producers come up to us in the dark and said, 'We are not going to have you guys judge after each performer, we are going to have all the performers go once, then twice and at the end critique them.'

Paula Abdul [on her mistake of judging an American Idol performance that hadn't taken place]