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Ciara Dances it Out at We Day Chicago

Ciara looks into the crowd during her performance at 2016 We Day Chicago on Thursday (April 28) held at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Ill.

The 30-year-old singer was joined by Jordan Smith, Paula Abdul, Henry Winkler, Monique Coleman and Becca Tobin at the inspiring event.

Ciara took to Twitter after her performance to share a clip of a dance routine she did on stage.

“You know you in it when you start turning ya lip up,” she captioned the clip.

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Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, & Randy Jackson Reunite at 'American Idol' Finale! (Video)

Simon Cowell makes a surprise appearance on stage during the American Idol series finale on Thursday (April 7) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The 56-year-old former judge stepped out to reunite the original panel with Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.

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“I’d like to say on behalf of us, thank you America for inviting us into your homes. Thank you to the contestants, to Fox for actually putting us on air, to you guys for actually being my best friends now, and I am going to miss you,” Simon said during the appearance.

FYI: Paula is wearing a Lorena Sarbu dress.

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Ian Somerhalder & Nikki Reed Couple Up for WE Day 2016!

Ian Somerhalder keeps close to wife Nikki Reed as they arrive at 2016 WE Day California held at The Forum on Thursday (April 7) in Inglewood, Calif.

The cute couple was joined at the event by Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Voice winner Jordan Smith, New Girl‘s Max Greenfield and Hannah Simone, singer Paula Abdul, Glee alum Darren Criss, actress Amandla Stenberg, and Room star Jacob Tremblay.

In case you didn’t know, WE Day is a celebration of youth making a difference in their local and global communities.

FYI: Hannah is wearing an Armani Exchange skirt.

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Queen Latifah Wins for 'Bessie' at GLAAD Media Awards 2016

Queen Latifah accepts her award on stage at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (April 2) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 46-year-old actress won the Outstanding TV Movie award for Bessie, the movie she starred in and executive produced.

Also at the event were actress Patricia Arquette and TV personality Paula Abdul, who both presented on stage.

The ladies were joined by Kat Graham, Trace Lysette, Sherri Saum, Carson Kressley, Jaime Camil and host Ross Mathews at the awards ceremony.

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Paula Abdul Quit 'American Idol' Eight Times On Her First Day

Paula Abdul is opening up about her first day on the set of American Idol back in 2002 and how she tried to quit the show eight times.

“A few years ago, this man came up to me and introduced himself and said, ‘I was your sound guy on your first day at work at American Idol.’ And I said, ‘Oh wow. I feel bad, I must have quit a few times.’ And he said ‘Eight. You quit eight times,’” the 53-year-old former judge to Entertainment Weekly.

“I felt terrible for those kids,” Paula said about the bad auditions. “I would try to maintain composure in the midst of absurdity and they were completely delusional, like brilliantly delusional. But there was never a shortage of really incredible voices and raw talent. We were always able to find it, and that’s what was so exciting.”

Paula also discussed what led to her decision to leave the show.

“The truth is, it was time for me to leave. I’d never had the same job for eight years. I felt that there were changes happening, and it didn’t feel like the same show,” Paula said. “I needed to go back and do things I wanted to do, and being in that contract with the show didn’t allow me to do many things. It was a bold decision to make, but I will always have tremendous gratitude because it was a tremendous experience for me. I was a big part of history. And the show did change when I left. I would say to Simon, ‘You know the show ended when I left. You were still there for almost two more years.’ He’d say, ‘Oh, shut up.’But it’s true!”

Charlie Puth & Justin Baldoni Step Out for Pre-Oscars Party

Charlie Puth is all smiles while attending the 2016 Global Green USA Pre-Oscar Party held at Mr. C Beverly Hills on Wednesday (February 24) in Los Angeles.

The 24-year-old “See You Again” singer opened for Stevie Wonder that night.

Also in attendance were Justin Baldoni (with his wife Emily), Emily Ratajkowski, Jason Ritter, Maggie Grace, Paula Abdul, and Ed O’Neil.

Justin and his business partner Ahmed Musiol just launched a content creation studio, Wayfarer, which focuses on inspiring the millennial market, Generation Z, and more, as well as pushing female empowerment.

“We care deeply about the advancement of women, and we’re focused on finding projects in the marketplace that embody that goal,” Justin said. “Until women are truly equal in all aspects of life, men are going to be held back as well. It’s deeply important to us.”

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Jaime King & Nicole Scherzinger Help Qatar Airways Celebrate Inaugural Flights To LAX!

Jaime King strikes a pose on the red carpet while attending the Qatar Airways Los Angeles Gala held at the Dolby Theatre on Tuesday (January 12) in Hollywood, Calif.

The former Hart of Dixie actress was joined by Nicole Scherzinger, Olivia Culpo, Paula Abdul, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Christina Milian, Mario Lopez, Kimberley Locke, Terrell Owens and Brooke Burns at the event celebrating the commencement of daily, non-stop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Hamad International Airport in Doha.

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Mariah Carey was also in attendance to serve as the special musical guest.

“Los Angeles is one of the great centres of world aviation and will become a vital component in our expanding global network,” said Group Chief Executive, Mr. Al Baker. “We look forward to introducing Angelenos to our award-winning signature service, with access to more than 150 destinations around the world, through our central hub in Doha. Thank you to everyone who has made this historic route possible.”

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