Abdul Denies Ryan Seacrest Feud
American Idol judge Paula Abdul has rubbished host Ryan Seacrest's
claims the pair are embroiled in a bitter feud, insisting "there's
nothing but love" on the set of the TV talent show.
The former pop star rejects Seacrest's claims she refuses to talk to
him when the cameras stop rolling, insisting the claim is ludicrous.
The 43-year-old says, "Reports of a feud are ridiculous. We are
one funny dysfunctional family. There's nothing but love."
Yesterday (25APR06) Seacrest was reported as saying, "It's
awkward. I don't know what the deal is. It's very awkward. You know, I
walked past her dressing room the other day and there was a group of
people gathered in front of the door, so I can't even talk to her.
"Simon and I go back and forth with each other, but it's in a
Stories of onset tension originated when Seacrest appeared on US TV
show The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (30MAR06) and intimated Abdul was a
When Abdul appeared on the same show earlier this month (10APR06), she
hit back, sniping about his rumored romance with Desperate
Housewives star Teri
Hatcher: "He only kisses the mirror, and honestly, do you think
Teri Hatcher is that desperate of a housewife?"