Paula Abdul will judge American Idol.

Paula Abdul will judge American Idol.
Paula Abdul is apparently going to be one of the judges for American Idol, according to The New York Post (second item). She’ll join MCA executives Randy Jackson and Simon Cowell as they cold-heartedly dismiss contestants from the show.
+ also: around 160 people attend American Idol open call in Seattle.

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