Inside Paula Abdul’s Split From American Idol

Paula Abdul’s departure from “American Idol” was the product of months of calculation: financial and logistical on the part of the show’s producers and its network, Fox, and entrepreneurial and retaliatory on the part of Ms. Abdul, who in recent months has grown increasingly certain that greater opportunities lie elsewhere.

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Paula Abdul Admitted That Simon Cowell Is A Good Friend

Their back-and-forth squabbling in “American Idol” might make a great drama, but Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell are really friends in real life. Paula Abdul, the multi-platinum singer, confesses that her squabbling with Simon Cowell – and her grimacing on the camera – is just for show. She reveals, “We have cultivated a fun relationship. … Read morePaula Abdul Admitted That Simon Cowell Is A Good Friend