Skip to comments.Paula Abdul Demands $3M from Simon Cowell
Posted on 05/12/2010 3:37:30 PM PDT by DBCJR
PAULA Abdul is one demanding diva!
The former American Idol judge reportedly told Simon Cowell shell join his new The X Factor show if the millionaire music mogul pays her $3 million in advance.
Paula really wants to reunite with Simon on his new show next year, a source told American tabloid the National Enquirer.
But she thinks he needs to either put up or shut up!
The source adds that Abdul and Cowell who used to come to blows as judges on Idol have discussed reteaming, but Paula feels Simon needs to commit financially.
Please Simon, NO!
You go girl!
If you can get him to pay you what you want, that is American Capitalism at its finest!
That will be a fun show — old people can finally compete.
And AI will be in the dustbin of history (this has been the worst year ever, especially for the judges).
Ping to silent_jonny who hosts the AI thread — and I am sure will be hosting the XF threads in the future :)
ping to the list.
Simon should just marry her. He could probably get some freaky sex for three million. /sarc
used to come to blows?
I fell out of the habit of regularly watching AI several seasons ago, and haven’t seen a single episode this year. Paula Abdul was becoming an incoherent babbler way back then. She had little constructive to say, just inspirational pap, and even that devolved to gibberish on occasion. Some attributed this to substance abuse of some form. I have no idea what was behind it, but she left everyone scratching their heads on numerous occasions.
I don’t see what value she’d add to any new venture as a result. Cowell should judge her as he judges AI contestants. She wouldn’t make it to the next round.
What diva? This is business, she is either worth that much or she isn’t
I’m surprised she remembers anything about Idol. She seemed either drunk or on drugs most of the time, to me. Simon is crazy to hire her. Does anyone miss her on Idol? Anyone?
Nice work if you can get it!!
Just think how many children $3 million could feed - or Oxycontin it could buy.
Abdul has leverage in that she can claim AI’s ratings demise this season on her departure. Although, I doubt that has much to do with it...AI has become a train wreck. Other than Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, the show has not uncovered much real talent.
you don’t think the gay guy last year didn’t add to their demise?
Ellen Degeneres? I think that explains it....clearly...
Huh??? How does that fit into this topic?
Aw, ease up. Paula’s a load of fun.
Yeah, you're right, I forgot about that freak show.
Abdul has a problem
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