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Paula Abdul

I Think Paula Just Hates Kara

Paula Abdul has defended her decision to leave American Idol, claiming that the motivation to move on had nothing to do with money.  “I had to stand on my principle.  I’m going to miss the experience of watching young talent evolve into a place where they get to take off and soar.  I stand on principle where many people stand on money...

Can We Please Review The Term “Diva”?

Well it’s not a permanent job, but Paula Abdul has been tapped to emcee VH1’s Divas special on September 17th.  This comes on the heels of her surprising departure from American Idol.  It seems like an odd choice — “diva” is not a noun or adjective I would ever assign to Paula.  Of course, I wouldn’t call...

It’s Paula Abdul Day!

The news broke on Tuesday night that Paula Abdul won’t be returning to American Idol, and Wednesday the news outlets scrambled to capitalize on her departure. How many angles can you take? Well, Reuters has a piece on how the Idol ratings are going to continue to slip now that Paula’s gone. E! used it to address the issue of...

Media Exec Says Paula Abdul is Lying

I heard the news last night about Paula not returning to Idol.  I can’t figure out if I’m just in denial, but I just don’t fully believe that Paula isn’t returning.  It would be like removing the one remaining piece of entertainment from that show, and that doesn’t make sense. Bonnie Fuller — she’s the...

Paula Bids Ab-dieu to Idol

I’m devastated. Just appalled. Apparently Paula Abdul will not be returning to American Idol because she could not reach a contract agreement with the producers. (Read: They were tired of having to babysit a wasted Paula on live television twice weekly.) I guess we all kind of saw this coming last year, when they brought Kara on board, and...

I Think Jimmy Kimmel Has A Great Idea …

There has been a lot of media coverage about Paula Abdul’s contract negotiations for the next season of American Idol.  She’s even Tweeting about how no deal has been reached.  I suspect that there will be a last minute, hail Mary type deal which will ensure at least one more year of  Paula “I Swear There’s Just Water In...