Paula Abdul demanded Seacrest money and ended up unemployed
. Happens all the time. It sucks that we're stuck with Randy and Kara, but at least we don't have to listen to Paula's incoherent non-opinions anymore. This, really, is going to be great for the show. We'd much prefer they didn't try to cast a fourth judge in her absence, as three people saying things while we all wait for the comments that actually matter -- Simon's -- took way too long every episode last season, who the hell knows what they'll do? Idol
producers aren't that smart. In case they're looking for casting inspiration, I've put together a list of ladies we'd love to see on the show
. (Between this and my Amy Adams gushfest gallery
, it's like a damn Lilith Fair concert on the site this week. I do apologize.) And, as always, leave all your Paula opinions and eulogies in the comments.