Paula Abdul Is In Talks For 'Star Search' Gig

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Singer Paula Abdul attends the American Music Awards luxury lounge held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 21, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

Paula Abdul is in talks to join ABC's "Star Search" revamp.

The former "American Idol" judge is in negotiations to play a role on a new edition of the classic TV talent contest, sources confirm.

Abdul's position would likely involve being a judge of some kind. ABC has been hoping to make a deal with Abdul since she left "Idol," with a "Dancing With the Stars" gig having been discussed.

Fox has also been looking at Abdul as a potential judge for Simon Cowell's "X-Factor," which gets underway next year.

One thing's for certain: When it comes to Abdul, one can never be certain what she's going to do.

ABC refused to comment; EW broke the news of ABC negotiating with Abdul.


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