Regardless of beforehand serving as a choose on ‘American Idol,’ Paula Abdul hasn’t been maintaining with the present’s reboot — and has NO clue who’s gained the competitors lately.
Paula Abdul appeared on the Jan. 13 episode of Watch What Occurs Dwell with Andy Cohen and was requested concerning the rebooted American Idol collection on ABC. Admittedly, Paula hasn’t been watching the revamped collection, and wasn’t capable of title one one who’s won the show prior to now three seasons that its been on. Nevertheless, she had nothing however nice issues to say concerning the judges and the collection generally.
“There was nothing like the unique solid,” Paula admitted. “It was such an unbelievable present and altered the trajectory of everybody’s life and careers and tv. I get that. I simply haven’t had time to catch up. However I like Katy [Perry], I like Luke [Bryan] and I like Lionel [Richie].” Katy, Luke and Lionel have been judges on all three seasons of the reboot, and can return for a fourth when American Idol comes again in Feb. 2021.
In the meantime, Paula was one of many unique American Idol judges alongside Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson. She left the present in 2009 after eight seasons. For season 9, Paula was changed by Ellen DeGeneres, and stated on WWHL that she was completely nice with that casting resolution. “I used to be prepared to depart, so I had already made peace with that,” Paula defined. “I assumed Ellen can be nice. I actually did. Her perspective was simply as a fan, or an everyday particular person within the viewers watching, and I assumed she did a great job.”
After Paula’s departure, Simon wound up leaving the present one season later. Randy was joined by Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler for seasons 10 and 11. For season 12, Randy’s closing season, he sat alongside Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith City on the judges’ panel. J.Lo returned for season 13, together with Keith and Harry Connick Jr. They stayed as judges by way of season 15 in 2015, which was the final of the present’s unique run.
American Idol was solely off the air for 3 years, although, earlier than it returned in 2018 after being picked up by ABC. For the report, the three winners of the reboot have been: Maddie Poppe, Laine Hardy and Just Sam. Season 19 of American Idol premieres on Feb. 14 on ABC.