ABC dangles R7m carrot for Abdul

PAULA Abdul has been offered a R7,6million deal to appear on Dancing With The Stars.

PAULA Abdul has been offered a R7,6million deal to appear on Dancing With The Stars.

The 47-year-old singer and choreographer has reportedly been offered the huge sum as a Development Deal by network ABC. If she agrees to be part of the ballroom show they will also allow her to become a judge on the US version of The X Factor.

The former American Idol judge - who controversially left the show's panel last year after seven seasons - is said to have met with media mogul Simon Cowell about joining his stateside version of reality show The X Factor, which is a direct rival to her previous programme.

It is not yet clear whether Abdul will compete on Dancing With The Stars or appear in another capacity, such as a judge, but ABC have reportedly been trying to get the 1980s idol on board for a number of years.

Abdul has until March 22, when Dancing With The Stars begins, to make up her mind. - Bang

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