Paula Abdul Adds Web Entrepreneur To Hollywood Hats

Very few entertainers have a better understanding of the grueling and sometimes ruthless nature of the audition process than Paula Abdul.

During the early part of her career in the 1980s she shuttled from one unsuccessful casting call to the next, often waiting hours in line like she did in her first audition with “The Gong Show,” only to get rejected for being too short.

After later winning success in Hollywood as a choreographer, pop singer, dancer and actress, Abdul moved to the other side of the table–judging thousands of aspiring stars for music competition “American Idol,” and recently for her upcoming CBS show, “Live for Dance.”

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