Paula Abdul

Years on the show: 8.<p></p>  Paula Abdul <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/showtracker/2009/08/go-paula-go-paula.html">chose to leave the top-rated show</a> rather than accept a salary below her asking price. While Abdul later reunited with Simon Cowell briefly on "X Factor," she was overhauled in yet another reality judge shakeup.

( Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times / April 5, 2008 )

Years on the show: 8.

Paula Abdul chose to leave the top-rated show rather than accept a salary below her asking price. While Abdul later reunited with Simon Cowell briefly on "X Factor," she was overhauled in yet another reality judge shakeup.

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