Despite fears of a drop, ratings held steady with last year's premiere.
She "has had discussions" about doing that.
If you believe his brother, then the answer is most assuredly: "Yes."
Plus: Taylor Swift not too concerned about hurting other peoples' feelings.
DeGeneres will replace Paula Abdul on 'American Idol' as the show's nice judge next season.
Neil Patrick Harris will serve as a guest judge on the next season of 'American Idol.'
She'll be hosting VH1's upcoming 'Divas' special.
Paula Abdul was in negotiations for a guest role on 'Ugly Betty,' but for some strange reason producers found her request for a private jet unfeasible.
"The costs and benefits of her histrionics were quantifiable enough that 'Idol' could afford to draw a line in the sand and not cross it."
Just a measly $45 million.
"Between now and January we will come up with a replacement for Paula."
Could Paula Abdul's tweeted resignation from 'American Idol' simply have been a clever-ish ploy to get more money?
Paula Abdul announced last night via Twitter that she will not return for a ninth season of 'American Idol.'
Says an 'American Idol' source: "Her deal is done. There are no ifs, ands, or buts. Done. She will be back."
Maybe she should hire Ari Gold.
She wants $20 million per year.
Paula's manager: "Very sadly, it does not appear that she's going to be back on 'Idol.'"
Abdul was "very game," claim the actually entertaining production notes for 'Brüno.'
Though Simon Cowell pulls down a hilarious $36 million per season of 'American Idol,' Paula Abdul squeaks by on a meager salary of $2 million.
"I said, 'No, I won't be doing that ... And by the way, where's my award?'"
Paula Abdul is interviewed in the movie, though she genuinely thought she was being questioned for a real documentary by an authentic gay Austrian fashionista.
Plus: Asher Roth is not a one-hit wonder.
Paula hates the new 'Idol' judge, too.
On Ryan Seacrest's radio show this morning, Paula attempted to explain her incredible prescience.
And if she were omniscient, she probably would've known that video with the dancing cat was a bad idea.