Paula Abdul: Still Threatening to Leave Idol

Check out the OK Magazine interview that caused a flurry of news reports yesterday.

After the New York Post reported that Paula wasn’t sold on a 4th judge, Kara DioGuardi fired back a response to Access Hollywood that sounded suspiciously like a PR stunt. Later, Paula told The Insider that her remarks were taken out of context.

If they were, it wasn’t by the New York Post. From the OK Magazine interview:

What do you think about Kara DioGuardi coming in as a judge?
Kara and I have known each other for years and we get along great. But we tried four judges before and it doesn’t work. It takes up so much time for each of us to give our opinion that it slows down the pace.

Paula is still threatening to leave Idol:

Is this your last season with Idol?
It is the last season of my contract, and I have so many other things I want to do. There are only so many hours in the day.

She must still be re-negotiating her contract.   Why else would she be threatening to leave?   To make more fugly jewelry for HSN?

In other Paula news, she says she’ll be releasing an album later this year “One single at a time, ” and claims she will “revolutionize the way music is delivered.”Statements like that make me wonder if she’s really off her pain meds…

That last thing was just a joke.   Paula claims the 14th surgery on her back did the trick.   Now that she’s pain-free, Paula says she’s been able to wean herself off pain medications…

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