|Sep 2nd, 1999
Voice of Dance Chat with Paula Abdul
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September 2nd, 1999
lori: Hi everyone, we have Paula!
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lori: Hi Paula! Please help me welcome her everyone!
Paula Abdul: A big hello to everyone and thank you for being patient and waiting. I am very anxious to talk with you. As you know, I am here on the set in Toronto, Canada shooting a movie for NBC. I am going to stay on-line as long as the director allows me to.
Paula Abdul says I first want all of you to know how deeply appreciated you are as my supportive fans!
Paula Abdul says I am going to stay on-line as long as the director allows me to.
Kata says Are you still in the play?
Paula Abdul says Sweet Charity is put on hold right now until the producers work out there own issues. I have been working up until recently with Neil Simon who has been adapting the character to me.
Paula Abdul says For those who have had some success in losing clothing sizes, I am proud of you.
Paula Abdul says I think a duet with Janet is a great idea. My vote is yes!
Paula Abdul says I know it has been a while but yes I have been back in the studio recording, hallelulia!
Kata says DO YOU MISS PREFORMING LIVE?
Paula Abdul says The cool part of being an entertainer is getting the opportunity to get your feet wet in all areas. But I have to say performing live on stage is pretty awsome--because I get to get personal with my fans.
Paula Abdul says I can honestly say that it feels great being back in the studio working toward a cd that will have all of you dancing like crazy.
Paula Abdul says For those who want to know how I broke into the business, I broke in with my ability as a choreographer. Starting with, believe it or not, a Lakers Girl. From that point, my name really grew and I developed a career as choreographer.
Paula Abdul says Big hug to Michael Chavez
Paula Abdul says keep the faith, don't lose your perserverence and always trust your gut extinct and everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself your not afraid of failing with.
Paula Abdul says For people who are asking about the new album, I can't wait to be back on the dance floor. I feel really good about it.
Paula Abdul says There will be a single in the Spring and album in Spring/Summer
canadian crew says WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO START A FAMILY? I
Paula Abdul says For all of those that are willing to help me start a family I am flattered an honored. I will let you know when I need your help.
Paula Abdul says I am filming the Big Beat Heat, the Alan Freed story. He coined the name rockin role. He paved the way for Dick Clark. He was the first promoter of black music.
Paula Abdul says Matt, Virgin Records will probably release their own package sometime next year.
Paula Abdul says Paulafan, I feel sentimental. I have some of my fondest memories working there. I will never forget my humble beginnings as a Laker Girl. It was probably one of the funnest jobs I ever had.
Paula Abdul says Some advice for anyone who wants to break into the entertainment business: Your talent is your art and it is not to be taken for granted. When you go to meetings or auditions and you fail to prepare--prepare to fail. It is simple but true. Remember that all you can do is the best you can do. The more auditions you go on, you will learn not to take it personally. You need these experiences and just know that sometimes the director has a specific look
Paula Abdul says Sometimes you just don't know what they are looking for
Julie_3333 says Paula, did you ever have to take ballet lessons
Paula Abdul says Yes, I did take ballet since I was eight years old
Paula Abdul says Those of you who want to find fitness with fun dancing, check out my exercise video called cardio dance. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
Paula Abdul says Right now I am working Sally Fields who is directing her first film which is staring Minnie Driver. I am working one on one with Minne Driver. The movie is called "Beautiful."
Paula Abdul says Hi Casey!
Paula Abdul says CeseNo1Fan, please don't die and I am glad you enjoyed it! I can't tell you how excited I am to meet up with all of you. I appreciate you more than you ever know.
Paula Abdul says I just signed on with Disney to star and choreograph an original film which will start at the end of this year.
Paula Abdul says To the canadian crew, a big smack on the lips
Paula Abdul says Lauren, I love you so much!
Paula Abdul says The Bay Area rocks!
Paula Abdul says The Disney film is tentatively called "Pick it Up."
Paula Abdul says Any types of auditions, will be posted on voiceofdance and trade magazines
Paula Abdul says The guys from NSYNC are great. They are my good friends. I am honored !
Paula Abdul says Doug they are great, you should have a pug
Paula Abdul says I am in for the duet with Ricky Martin. Yes. I would like to do a deut with User.
DustinDD says Paula what was your favorite Music Video to make?
Paula Abdul says From a dancers point of view, the most rewarding was Cold Hearted Snake
DustinDD says Will you be doing any more work with MC Skat Kat?
Paula Abdul says Keep your eyes out for MC skat kat
Paula Abdul says TLC, Santana,Jude, Always have Stevie Wonder or Sly and the Family Stone
canadian crew says HEY PAULA, PLEASE TELL US WHICH SONG OF YOURS IS YOUR FAVORITE.
Paula Abdul says My favorite songs--are some of the new ones you get to hear soon.
Paula Abdul says wiseartsflashnet, email the agency called KSA attention Julie Macdonald
Paula Abdul says I am a fan of TLC, yes sure.
Paula Abdul says The director is calling me back to the set!
Paula Abdul says This has been a lot of fun. I can't wait until we have live video so that we can see each other.
Paula Abdul says I am forever grateful to you.
I can't wait to share some more experiences with you.
Paula Abdul says Kisses and warm wishes to everyone, keep on dancing!