In an interview in the May 1990 Ebony magazine, she says, when asked about black influence, "Absolutely....
‘AMERICAN Idol” judge Paula Abdul’s new boyfriend is #1 with a bullet – he’s Smith & Wesson owner Colton “Colt” Melby.
He met the twice-divorced Abdul, 40, through a mutual friend, according to his mom – squelching rumors that Abdul shelled out $10,000 to a Beverly Hills dating service to meet the man of her dreams.
“Colt and Paula met through a mutual friend, not a dating company,” Marilyn Melby says, adding that the happy couple recently paid a weekend visit to the Melby family’s home in suburban Seattle.
Corey Clark himself stated that he was in a relationship with Paula Abdul when he was participating in the TV show “American Idol”.
Although Paula Abdul refused to comment on the matter, later it was stated that actually there was no romance between the two.
Father: Harry Abdul (Syrian Sephardic Jew)Mother: Lorraine Rykiss Sister: Wendy (b.
Template: Infobox musical artist 2Paula Julie Abdul (born June 19 1962) is an American dancer, choreographer, singer, and television personality.
However, it was not the first time when they started a relationship.
In 2000, Paula Abdul was involved with Colton Melby when he was still married his wife Maryann.
She was an MTV fixture in the 80s, but has maintained a much lower musical profile since. Jewish religion of her father, "Paula Abdul Coy About Her Manitoba Roots", Kitchener-Waterloo Record, 30 April 1992.
Occasional forays into acting for television have been attempted. Interview with Paula Abdul, Larry King Live, . Jewish religion of her mother, Tirzah Agassi, "Paula Abdul Offers Old-Fashioned Flash", Jerusalem Post, 4 July 1995.
In the 1980s her career rose rapidly, from being a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers to being a sought-after choreographer at the height of the music video era, then to being a pop music singer with a string of top hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s.