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But when she did show up, she sure seemed thrilled to be there, wrapping her arms (and legs!) around her old co-star and smooching him for all the paparazzi to see.(Simon somewhat ickily admitted to Barbara that he'd considered sleeping with Paula, "But then I thought, I don't think the after would be as good as the before. They kind of seemed made for each other." data-reactid="34"Throughout their "Idol" years, Simon and Paula actually poked fun at the idea that they were a secret real-life couple, even starring in a skit in which they played footsie under the judging table, made goo-goo eyes at each other on the set, and indulged in romantic after-hours champagne dinners. Even when Simon decided to hire Paula for "The X Factor"--a huge opportunity for her to reboot her career, after the colossal failure of her CBS show "Live To Dance" only a few months earlier--it was not an easy process, with last-minute negotiations right up until "The X Factor's" first taping at Los Angeles's Galen Center on May 8, 2011.I'd let her stay for a few hours, but then it would have to be goodnight." Ugh.)skit in which they played footsie under the judging table, made goo-goo eyes at each other on the set, and indulged in romantic after-hours champagne dinners. In fact, until Paula actually showed up at the Galen Center, no one was really sure if she was officially on board.According to an interview Simon did with Barbara Walters on her "Most Fascinating People" special last year, "The truth was, on the first two seasons, we couldn't travel on the same plane together.We really disliked each other that much." (My guess is Simon and Paula won't be sitting in First Class together any time soon, and not just because Paula's layoff means she'll probably have to fly coach for a while.) Simon, egomaniac that he is, of course claimed he and Paula's friction was a sexual one, because Paula supposedly fancied him and he'd rebuffed her. They kind of seemed made for each other.awkward Later, after Paula left "Idol" (announcing her bombshell resignation on Twitter) when negotiations with Fox for a larger (read: Simon-level) salary backfired, she returned to salute/roast her old crony on the "Idol" Season 9 finale (Simon's last night on the show), joking: "There's a baby backstage with Simon's haircut, and sweetheart, it's your time to feed him." It was...

The American Idol judge has in a recent interview with "The Today Show" host Matt Lauer revealed the identity of her new boyfriend, it's restaurateur J. "It's looking upwards," so Paula said when being asked on her romance with the new man. There is someone in particular," the star went on saying while remained tight lipped on any details.Paula Abdul had been fired from "The X Factor" by her old "friend" Simon Cowell--according to TMZ, via a lawyer's letter, with no personal communication from Simon himself (sort of the reality TV equivalent of a being broken up with by a bad boyfriend via Post-It). Refusing to bad-mouth her former boss, Paula tweeted a characteristically sweet statement Tuesday, saying: "Simon is, and will remain a dear friend of mine and I've treasured my experience working this past season with my extended family at Fox and Fremantle.I want nothing more than for ' The X Factor' to exceed ALL of their wildest dreams.I'm sure all three are going to have massive success in what they do next, but now is the time to thank them all for everything they did last year."unceremonious firing of Paula's original "X Factor USA" castmate Cheryl Cole last year. K." sidekick of Simon's, was brought over to the States to be a judge on the American version of the show, but was abruptly let go after taping only a couple episodes, and was replaced with the ironically now-also-unemployed Scherzinger.) Despite Paula's rationalization that "business decisions often times override personal considerations," Simon's dumping of America's sweetheart after hyping the "Saula" reunion so aggressively throughout "X Factor" Season 1--presumably because the classic "Idol" duo failed to bring in classic "Idol"-esque ratings--seemed like a cutthroat move, considering Simon and Paula's long relationship." data-reactid="23"This is all fine and good, although irate Paula fans (myself among them) aren't quite feeling the love over what they perceive to be a kiss-off as cruel and cold as the unceremonious firing of Paula's original "X Factor USA" castmate Cheryl Cole last year. K." sidekick of Simon's, was brought over to the States to be a judge on the American version of the show, but was abruptly let go after taping only a couple episodes, and was replaced with the ironically now-also-unemployed Scherzinger.) Despite Paula's rationalization that "business decisions often times override personal considerations," Simon's dumping of America's sweetheart after hyping the "Saula" reunion so aggressively throughout "X Factor" Season 1--presumably because the classic "Idol" duo failed to bring in classic "Idol"-esque ratings--seemed like a cutthroat move, considering Simon and Paula's long relationship.But of course, theirs has always been a complicated relationship.

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