Posts tagged "Paula Abdul"

Working For Paula Abdul is Rewarding

We’re into lists this week. Lists that show just how far celebrities are up their own asses that they’ve declared themselves Queen of Sphinctertown and demand a parade in their honor. So here’s Paula Abdul list of requirements for anyone who wants to be her assistant, and let me be the first to say, how…

The Superficial / August 12, 2011

Cheryl Cole’s Accent Frightens and Confuses Us

Despite appearing at the FOX Upfronts, Cheryl Cole was unceremoniously dropped from the American version of X Factor yesterday and replaced by Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls. While no official reason was given, it’s being hinted that her British accent was too thick which, of course, is a cover up for how big of…

The Superficial / May 26, 2011

Paula Abdul is Completely Sane

On Valentine’s Day, Paula Abdul made a seemingly frantic 911 call that would lead you to believe she was being kidnapped. Turns out she was just having an argument with her boyfriend who didn’t feel like pulling over on the 101 to let her out while cars whizzed by at 85 miles per hour so…

Photo Boy / March 3, 2011

Simon Cowell quits American Idol for American Idol

In case you’re not allowed near the office water cooler because of “the incident,” Simon Cowell announced today this will be his last season of American Idol. He’s quitting the show to prepare for the US launch of The X Factor which is almost a complete 180 from American Idol. If we’re only talking about…

The Superficial / January 11, 2010

Ellen DeGeneres is your new Paula Abdul

Ellen DeGeneres has signed on to replace Paula Abdul on American Idol, according to People:
“DeGeneres will sit alongside Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and offer her own unique perspective to the contestants throughout the competition,” Fox television says in a statement.
DeGeneres, 51, begins her stint after the audition rounds, which have…

The Superficial / September 9, 2009

Hilary Duff is a Gossip Girl and other news

- Chris Brown is not allowed to contact Rihanna for five years. Which gives him plenty of time to have sexual reorientation surgery and become a man. [Just Jared]
- Ryan Gosling is dating Kat Dennings? But she wasn’t in The Notebook… [Lainey Gossip]
- Sean Connery turned 79 today and pretty much every woma…

The Superficial / August 25, 2009

Jessica Simpson to replace Paula on Idol?

Because there’s nothing America loves more than a sloppy drunk judging its potential pop superstars, Page Six reports Jessica Simpson is being floated as a candidate to replace Paula Abdul on American Idol. I can actually see this working out.
PRODUCER: Alright, Jessica, here’s what I want you to do: Any time you see a…

The Superficial / August 17, 2009

Victoria Beckham to guest judge on American Idol

Victoria Beckham will be a temporary replacement judge for Paula Abdul on American Idol, according to SkyNews:
Posh will join fellow judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi on the panel.
The announcement comes just a day after Paula Abdul announced on Twitter that she was leaving American’s most popular show after eight seasons.

The Superficial / August 6, 2009

Paula Abdul leaves American Idol

It looks like contract negotiations fell through, because last night Paula Abdul announced on her Twitter page she’s not returning to American Idol:
With sadness in my heart, I’ve decided not to return to #IDOL. I’ll miss nurturing all the new talent, but most of all..
I’ll miss nurturing all the new talent,but most of…

The Superficial / August 5, 2009

Paula Abdul wants a shitload of money

When word of Paula Abdul not returning to American Idol his this weekend, it was only a matter of time until some astronomical salary figure popped up. And apparently that number is $20 mil, according to RadarOnline:
Her manager David Sonenberg is playing tough, and probably made a few network execs squirm this weekend whe…

The Superficial / July 20, 2009

Tila Tequila dating Ray J

- Tila Tequila announces she’s dating Ray J on her blog. Whoa whoa whoa. Does she hop from key to key? I’ve always wondered that. [Celebslam]
- Jon Gosselin’s “other woman” has come forward and denied allegations of an affair. She was promptly paid her fee of one small Asian child. — What? They’ve got…

The Superficial / May 5, 2009

Fran Drescher for Senate (And other insanity)

The day’s events:
- Fran Drescher campaigning for Hillary Clinton’s open senate seat. In related news, Fran Drescher is alive! [People]
- Jay Leno signs on for a Tonight Show-esque program on NBC at 10 PM. Meanwhile, Conan O’Brien does a Fuck You-esque motion towards network execs. [New York Times]
- Mariah Carey reportedly see…

The Superficial / December 9, 2008

Paula Abdul’s stalker – was a stalker

Recently, a narrative has started that Paula Goodspeed, the woman found dead outside Paula Abdul’s home from an apparent overdose/suicide, was not a stalker and Paula Abdul killed her. Goodspeed’s friends and family have come to her defense despite overwhelming evidence including her real name is actually Sandra, and she’s OD’d before outside Paula Abdul&#8217…

The Superficial / November 14, 2008

UPDATE: Paula Abdul’s stalker found dead

A woman was found dead outside Paula Abdul’s home last night and police believe she is a stalker who they’ve dealt with “numerous times before.” The woman’s body was discovered in her car and a drug overdose is the likely cause of death. TMZ reports:
An LAPD spokesperson said the parents of the victim believe…

The Superficial / November 12, 2008

Obama’s presidency is already displaying drawbacks

America experienced a wave of newfound enthusiasm on Tuesday night, as Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States. But now that excitement is in danger of unraveling, as the downsides of an Obama presidency become evident. People magazine reports:
With the election of Barack Obama, Paula Idol of American Idol will…

Tim Kinnealy / November 7, 2008

Paula Abdul not fired from Bratz movie

A rep for Paula Abdul claims she wasn’t fired via email from the live-action Bratz movie despite the above clip suggesting she’s insane otherwise. Her rep released a statement saying she quit from the film because she was too busy working on other projects, and that Paula didn’t deny the…

Superficial / July 25, 2007

Paula Abdul is a gift to the world

Paula Abdul’s new reality show on Bravo, “Hey Paula,” is apparently full of her acting like a spoiled brat and saying ridiculous things like: “I’m tired of people not treating me like the gift that I am.” Gatecrasher reports:
In the first episode, set to air June 28, the “American Idol” judge appears addled…

Superficial / June 8, 2007

Paula Abdul is very hurt

In a statement regarding yesterday’s leaked telephone conversation, Paula Abdul tells TMZ:
“I am deeply hurt and extremely disappointed that someone has taken a private telephone conversation that I had with my representatives and released it to the media. This is not only illegal but also highly unethical. While I don’t feel a need…

Superficial / June 1, 2007

Paula Abdul has a meltdown

Paula Abdul was captured having a meltdown during a recent conference call with a group of publicists this week. She says on the tape:
“I’ve never been treated this way and I’ve never seen anybody treated this way. This is just too much to stomach. I’ve been going through tremendous amounts of a difficult…

Superficial / May 31, 2007

Paula Abdul breaks her nose

Paula Abdul reportedly broke her nose on Saturday when she tripped while trying to avoid stepping on her Chihuahua Tulip. Her rep says:
“She went to the doctor and she did break her nose, but she’s moving on and doing great” Brokaw says. “She looks terrific. If you didn’t know she broke her nose,…

Superficial / May 22, 2007
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