Don’t look for Paula Abdul to go Dancing With the Stars. Although the American Idol judge has made no secret of her desire to compete on the ABC dance show (“I’d be honored — I want to wear the pretty dresses!” Paula told In Touch), Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe isn’t a fan of the idea of his star fox-trotting away from Fox. “As far as I’m concerned, Paula is American Idol and our judge,” Nigel tells In Touch. “It’s like asking Simon [Cowell] to sing. Why would I want that? It chips away at you, and not that Paula wouldn’t be good at it, she would be brilliant. But she was a dancer, so why would a dancer go on a dancing show? That doesn’t seem fair to me!” “I’m hypothetically thinking about it,” Paula says about going on DWTS.
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