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 received the competitors in recent times.
Paula Abdul appeared on the Jan. 13 episode of Watch What Occurs Reside with Andy Cohen and was requested in regards to the rebooted American Idol collection on ABC. Admittedly, Paula hasn’t been watching the revamped collection, and wasn’t capable of identify one one who’s won the show up to now three seasons that its been on. Nevertheless, she had nothing however nice issues to say in regards to the judges and the collection on the whole.
“There was nothing like the unique solid,” Paula admitted. “It was such an unbelievable present and adjusted 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 authentic 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 high quality with that casting determination. “I used to be prepared to go away, so I had already made peace with that,” Paula defined. “I believed Ellen could be nice. I actually did. Her perspective was simply as a fan, or an everyday individual within the viewers watching, and I believed she did 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 authentic 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 file, 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.