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...
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Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo Join So You Think You Can Dance
So You Think You Can Dance is about to get a whole lot nuttier.
And a whole lot more handsome.
11 Celebrities Who Have Overcome Eating Disorders
If anything positive comes out of Robin Williams' death, perhaps it will be this:
Celebrities (and people in general) will be more open about their personal issues, more up front about internal battles that could lead to serious consequences.
19 Stars You Never Knew Were That Old: Good Genes or Good Docs?
It's no secret that actors are often booked to play characters of much younger ages. Kerr Smith was 26 when he played 16 year old Jack McPhee on Dawson's Creek.
His incredibly youthful appearance (which has since become a full head of gray hair by 40) worked in his favor. Other celebrities have ridden a similar wave of good fortune.
Happy 50th Birthday, Paula Abdul!
Paula Abdul is yet to figure out her next professional move.
But the former American Idol judge and X Factor panelist is headed into a different decade personally: she turns 50 years old today!
What's Next for Paula Abdul?
She's currently among the nation's unemployed, but Paula Abdul says that won't remain the case for long.
"I will definitely be returning to television," the ousted X Factor judge told reporters this week while promoting FemBody Nutrition, a line of nutritional supplements available at GNC. "I am in the middle of many network meetings, and I'm being pitched a whole bunch of different ideas."
Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul Confirm Judge's Departure from The X Factor
Yes, Paula Abdul really is out of The X Factor.
While no one doubted the veracity of this morning's report - which detailed the ousting of Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones - the singer herself had not spoken out about the decision until now.
Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger: Also Out of The X Factor!
Simon Cowell was not kidding about major changes coming to The X Factor.
With Steve Jones officially out as host - the Brit Tweeted the news himself - new reports indicate that neither Paula Abdul nor Nicole Scherzinger will return for season two.
Jeff Bratton Confirms Split with Paula Abdul
Straight up, Jeff Bratton is telling us what went down with her and long-time boyfriend Paula Abdul.
Paula and I split in November," the record label owner tells People. "It was an amicable thing. But between the final months of X Factor and my responsibilities with [my label] Cascine, there was little time for us."
Simon Cowell on Paula Abdul: I Almost Tapped That
It wasn't all an act, Simon Cowell told Barbara Walters on her Most Fascinating People of 2011 special last night. He truly didn't like Paula Abdul when the two first worked together.
"The truth was on the first two seasons, we couldn't' travel on the same plane together," Cowell said during his ABC interview. "We really disliked each other that much."
Drew Ryniewicz Fans Threaten Lives of Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger
Drew Ryniewicz was eliminated from The X Factor on Thursday night, a result that left Simon Cowell clearly angry at his fellow panelists for voting off one of his charges.
But Simon's wrath is nothing compared to the words left for Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger by fans of Ryniewicz on Facebook.
Paula Abdul Misses Michael Jackson, Previews The X Factor
In the latest issue of Emmy Magazine, Paula Abdul looks behind and she looks ahead.
Asked about Michael Jackson, for instance, the singer/dancer/reality show judge says: “I miss Michael so much. I still can’t believe he’s gone, and I still find myself speaking of him as if he’s alive.”
Jeff Bratton: Dating Paula Abdul!
Paula Abdul has found a new man.
Sources tell Life & Style they spotted The X-Factor judge and Jeff Bratton at the airport in Los Angeles yesterday, as the record executive had his arm around the singer.
Paula Abdul: SO Excited to Judge The X-Factor!
Paula Abdul is officially back.
It took a last-second deal, but the former American Idol judge will rejoin Simon Cowell this fall on Fox, helping to judge The X-Factor. She just released her first statement on the gig:
Paula Abul and Cheryl Cole Likely to Round Out X-Factor Judging Table
It looks like Simon Cowell has fulfilled his dream judging panel for The X-Factor.
With producer L.A. Reid already on board, Deadline Hollywood reports that Paula Abdul and Cheryl Cole are nearing deals to finalize their roles on the upcoming singing competition.
Paula Abdul 911 Call: I Wanna Go!
During her run as a judge on American Idol, Paula Abdul would often shed tears of happiness over a contestant's audition.
But the singer unleashed a cry of a different kind on Valentine's Day this year, as a recording of her 911 call has hit the Internet. In it, Abdul is in hysterics because her (unidentified) boyfriend won't let her out of the car.
Paula Abdul: I Am Goofy, Intelligent
Paula Abdul returns to the medium that made her both a household name and a running joke this week: reality television.
The former American Idol judge will take on a similar role on Live to Dance, which premieres tomorrow night on CBS. In preparation for the series, Abdul spoke to Julie Chen yesterday and aimed to correct her image.
Paula Abdul Lives to Dance, Hypes New Reality Show
Paula Abdul is almost back, reality TV fans.
After walking away from American Idol about 18 months ago, the beloved/loopy judge is back with Live to Dance, a CBS competition that premieres on January 4. She tells TV Guide the program, previewed below, is "about celebration."
Katerina Graham Covers Paula Abdul Classic
Paula Abdul may be gone from the American Idol judging table, but her influence on pop music remains.
In the latest example of a current artist either honoring the past or disparaging it (you decide!), Vampire Diaries star Katerina Graham has remade Abdul's classic single, "Cold Hearted Snake."
Paula Abdul Supports Randy Jackson as American Idol Judge
Nigel Lythgoe may be back as the producer of American Idol, and he may openly desire Paula Abdul as a judge on the show, but this isn't going to happen.
The singer is under contract with CBS for a new show titled Got to Dance.
Paula Abdul Endorses Bret Michaels as American Idol Judge
Bret Michaels has laid out the reasons why he should be the next judge on American Idol.
But there's one person he doesn't need to convince, and she's someone who knows a lot about the gig: Paula Abdul.
Paula Abdul Has Got to Dance
Not all viewers believe this season of American Idol has been a bore.
But we can all agree on one thing: it's been far less nutty than seasons past.
Might Paula Abdul Return to American Idol?
American Idol got a much-needed shot of adrenaline and entertainment this week, when Adam Lambert returned to the stage that made him famous.
But ratings for season nine have plummeted, along with its enterainment value and overall talent level (no offense, Crystal Bowersox).