Paula Abdul had been fired from "The X Factor" by her old "friend" Simon Cowell--according to TMZ, via a lawyer's letter, with no personal communication from Simon himself (sort of the reality TV equivalent of a being broken up with by a bad boyfriend via Post-It). Refusing to bad-mouth her former boss, Paula tweeted a characteristically sweet statement Tuesday, saying: "Simon is, and will remain a dear friend of mine and I've treasured my experience working this past season with my extended family at Fox and Fremantle.
I want nothing more than for ' The X Factor' to exceed ALL of their wildest dreams.
The controversial Simon Cowell is an entrepreneur in the UK and US entertainment industry.
If you saw at the beginning he absolutely hated Jedward. If you go on Google Images and type in Simon Cowell and look through a few pages of pictures, there is one of him and his ex-girlfriend Terri Seymour whom he broke up with because he is in love with Paula Abdul.
This truly has been a blessing and I am most grateful."Steve Jones and judge Nicole Scherzinger this week, released his own blandly, warm-and-fuzzily worded official statement, saying: "I want to say a massive thank you to Paula, Nicole and Steve for being part of ' The X Factor' last year.
We had a lot of fun making the show together and importantly, we found some real talent and stars.
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