Template:Infobox Real PersonPaula Julie Abdul is an American singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress, and television personality, who guest-starred in episode 206 of Muppets Tonight and played the host in the That's So Raven episode "The Road to Audition".
Abdul began her career as a choreographer for artists like Janet Jackson before releasing her debut album Forever Your Girl, which contained hit singles, like "Straight Up", "Forever Your Girl", "Cold Hearted", and "Opposites Attract". She continued to choreograph other productions apart from performing, such as Can't Buy Me Love, The Running Man, Big, Coming to America, Jerry Maguire, and American Beauty, as well as The Tracy Ullman Show, for which she two Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Choreography".
She was one of the original judges on the television series American Idol from 2002 to 2010 and has since appeared as a judge on The X Factor, Dancing with the Stars, Live to Dance, So You Think You Can Dance, and The Masked Dancer.
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Paula on the cover of Disney Adventures (December 1991).
Paula Abdul with the Muppets.