Paula Abdul Rumored to be an X Factor

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Paula Abdul is likely to replace Sharon Osbourne in The X Factor, Great Britain's answer to American Idol.

According to British reports, producers are believed to have lined up singer Abdul, to join judges Simon Cowell Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh.

Paula Abdul Crying

Paula Abdul likes to cry. Get ready, Great Britain!

Filming for the The X Factor starts on Thursday.

"She is very, very popular in the States. Simon thinks she'd be perfect to replace Sharon," said a source.

Which crazy judge would you prefer to see on this show, Osbourne of Abdul?

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