Paula Will Face Dancing Judges

American Idol jurist adds new primetime gig
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Nov 26, 2008 2:55 PM CST
The 46-year-old pop singer has been uncertain about her "American Idol" future since a fan committed suicide.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Prepare to savor the sweet redemption of a judge—albeit a nice one—being judged: Paula Abdul is “very excited” to be a contestant on next season's Dancing with the Stars, Radar reports. The singer-turned-American Idol judge made no secret of the fact that she was “shopping around” for another TV gig; Abdul reportedly became worried about her Idol future after a fan committed suicide outside her house.