Simon Cowell got the one thing he wanted most for his X Factor show – Paula Abdul.
Deadline is reporting the deal went down last night and that taping will start today. Talk about last minute deals.
Cowell has been very vocal about his desire to have Paula on the show.
Besides Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Antonio Reid will also be judges.
Antonio (L.A.) Reid who was the CEO of Island Def Jam Records announced last month he was stepping down to join Cowell as a judge on X Factor.
L.A. Reid and Island are the backers and record label for notable platinum recording stars like Mariah Carey, Pink, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Kanye West, Avril Lavigne, Toni Braxton, TLC, Usher, Ciara, and OutKast.
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