Paula Abdul returns to American Idol! Welcome Back!!

"Impractical Jokers: The Movie" New York Screening

"Impractical Jokers: The Movie" New York Screening

Singer Paula Abdul says it felt wonderful to return to the judges table on American Idol. She filled in last night for Luke Bryan who tested positive for coronavirus. During the show, host Ryan Seacrest surprised her with a video call from her former costar Randy Jackson. The two were among the original three judges for nine seasons. After the show Abdul tweeted a thank you, adding "WOW, that was so much fun."

Love the new team, but the OG's were pretty great.

Other big news on Idol last night- Wyatt Pike dropped out of the competition AFTER making it to the top 12, no reason for his exit was given

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