Paula Abdul Changes Tune Over Kara DioGuardi

Paula Abdul Changes Tune Over Kara DioGuardi

Paula Abdul is excited to work alongside Kara DioGuardi. Forget the concern she showed before.

"This is gonna be a good thing. I'm really thrilled," Abdul told Perez Hilton, likely at the urging of American Idol producers. "For me, I'm excited as can be. I think this time around, it's gonna work adding a new judge. A lot of surprises are in store that are gonna make it more exciting to watch the show."

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An Interview with the Democratic Hopefuls, Wives

With the Democratic National Convention in full swing this week, People has a cool interview with Sens. Barack Obama and Joe Biden, along with their lovely spouses, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden. Here's the beginning ...

Q: This is the first mate you've chosen since Michelle.

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Tom and Suri Cruise Tour N.Y. City

Tom and Suri Cruise Tour N.Y. City

Now this is a cute father-daughter pair. Well at least the second half. After a date night with wife Katie Holmes over the weekend, Tom Cruise and two-year-old daughter Suri Cruise get ready to hit the road in New York City Monday.

Suri Cruise: We rip on her folks a lot, but what a little sweetheart!

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Lauren Conrad to Appear on Privileged

Lauren Conrad to Appear on Privileged

Having already lined up a guest spot on Greek, The Hills star Lauren Conrad is now filming a guest spot on the CW series Privileged this week!

The 22-year-old will play - come on, who else - herself and attend a bash thrown by the show's central characters, twins Rose (Lucy Kate Hale) and Sage (Ashley Newbrough), that gets, like, totally out of control. OMG!

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A Kara DioGuardi Photo Gallery

The unveiling of the Dancing with the Stars cast and a fourth American Idol judge made this quite the banner day for TV news.

We had Kim Kardashian and the new Dancing cast pretty much pegged, but the latter - Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kara DioGuardi joining American Idol when the musical competition returns this January - came out of left field.

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