Paula Abdul: 'American Idol' and 'The X Factor'
The pop singer and choreographer decided to try her hand at television in 2002. She joined FOX's 'American Idol' as a judge and stayed with the show for eight seasons before leaving in 2009. In 2011, she joined 'The X Factor' for the first season, but did not return for the second season.—XFINITY Music Staff
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