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.You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA’s Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.
Knights Bachelor Professor Shankar Balasubramanian. For services in support of Armed Forces Professional Development. 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.In addition to Simon's cryptic mention that the two may someday work together again, Fox president of alternative entertainment Mike Darnell said in a statement: "We love Paula.