It's Twitter-official: Paula Abdul won't return to 'American Idol'


Paula Abdul told her Twitter fans Tuesday night that she was officially off "American Idol."

"With sadness in my heart, I've decided not to return to #IDOL. I'll miss nurturing all the new talent, but most of all...being a part of a show that I helped from day1 become an international phenomenon," read two tweets posted shortly after 7:30 p.m.

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