The Official Paula Abdul Fan Site

guest2

Home       My Account       Mailing List       Related Sites       Contact       Site Map


- Paula Abdul

NEW ARTICLES

 

Home > News > Article Archives > News Articles

lyricside

About Paula Abdul

Discography

Forever Your Girl
Spellbound
Head Over Heels
Unreleased Album

Dance Like There's No Tomorrow
I'm Just Here For The Music
Dream Medley
View Discography

Filmography

Under My Spell Live
Cardio Dance
American Idol
X Factor
Live To Dance
So You Think You Can Dance
View Filmography

Paula Abdul News

Current News
Article Archives
News Archives
Submit an Article

Fan Central

Fan Central Home
Video Channel
Photo Gallery
Audio Lounge

Amazon

< Go Back / Current News / News Archives / Article Archives / Submit News

Abdul Pokes Fun at 'Idol' Flap on 'SNL'

May 9th, 2005

Despite the controversy surrounding her, Paula Abdul is showing she can have a sense of humor about it. The "American Idol" judge being investigated for an alleged affair with a former contestant made a cameo appearance introducing the opening sketch on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."

Corey Clark, a former contestant of the Fox show, claimed this week that Abdul had an affair with him while he was competing in 2003 and coached him on how to do better in the competition.

ABC's "Primetime Live" aired an expose of the scandal, which the SNL cast lampooned on Saturday night.

The sketch made comical allusions to the controversy with a mock interview and stage performances, and featured Amy Poehler as Abdul and Finesse Mitchell as Clark. But at the end of the sequence, Abdul returned to the set making her own "Idol"-style critiques of her imitator.

To Poehler she said: "You need to perfect the clap a little more and be a lot more sexier so contestants will be willing to sleep with you."

Abdul has called the allegations "lies" and issued a statement Friday expressing "my deepest appreciation" for fans who have expressed their support for her.

"I do trust my fans who can see through attempts at character assassination, and I do trust the essential fairness of the American public," she said.

 Article courtesy of Yahoo! News / AP

Filed under: American Idol

 

comments powered by Disqus

< Go Back     < Paula Abdul Articles     < Submit News/Articles     < Current News     < Past News

Home     About Paula Abdul     Current News     News Articles     Discography     Filmography     Search

Multimedia     Lyrics     Fan Central     Related Sites     Contact     Site Map     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy

© 1997 - 2017 Dustin Drorbaugh.  All Rights Reserved.