Paula Abdul - Page 2
The axe -- or is that the 'X' -- fell at 'X Factor' yesterday (Jan. 31), with judge Nicole Scherzinger being fired, along with host Steve Jones. Sources indicate that judge Paula Abdul was also cut. Word is producers and Simon Cowell were looking to make a fresh start for the show, whose ratings fell below expectations on Season 1.
'X Factor' judges Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul have an obvious love-hate relationship. They are always seated next to one another on the show's panel, which make you wonder if they are playing footsie underneath. They are constantly at each other's throats. They bicker incessantly. The tension between them is so thick you could chop it with a machete. But is it that kinda of tension? Oh you bet, if you ask Cowell.
Quarterback controversies are common as colds in the football realm, and it looks like we have a judge's panel controversy brewing in 'X Factor'-ville. With last week's elimination of fan favorite Rachel Crow, thanks to Nicole Scherzinger's much-criticized decision to let the vote go to deadlock and allow America's voting tally to decide, it turns out that the Scherz may not be 100 percent to blame for Crow's ouster. She may have caved to the pressure applied by fellow judge Paula Abdul.
Paula Abdul has quickly become one of television's favorite faces as a strong, intelligent woman who encourages and inspires individuals to pursue their common dream of music. The former 'American Idol' judge and current 'X Factor' judge recently revealed to Glamour magazine that she has learned many dos and don'ts throughout her life and career...