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Dead Body Found Outside Paula Abdul's Home

11/12/2008 10:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Dead bodyA body was found in a car a few houses down from Paula Abdul's home, and there are reports the victim was a "big fan" of the "Idol" judge.

The body was discovered last night in a car. Cops tell us it may have been a drug overdose/suicide.

Here's what's strange. LAPD got a call from the Ventura County Sheriff's Dept. last night, saying a female body may be in a car on the street in question. It's unclear how Ventura County deputies knew a body inside a car was miles away from its jurisdiction.

An LAPD spokesperson said the parents of the victim believe their daughter was a "big fan" of Paula's. Whether this has anything to do with the victim's death is unclear, but it seems more than a coincidence her body was found just yards from Paula's home.

There's no evidence of foul play. The victim has not yet been ID'd. We're told Paula was not home and possibly shooting for "American Idol."

Story developing ...


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Why does it matter that it was found a few doors down.. why is this breaking news?

2170 days ago


People dropping like flies all over the place!

2170 days ago

damn ur dumb    

Reading the title I thought the body was at her doorstep. *yawn*

2170 days ago

Trophy wife Slim and Trim!!!!    

My god are you saying Paula killed someone?

Can this be true? A friend said she read this in a blog but don't believe it... the blog said...

"judge from American Idol who is rumored to have substance abuse problem accidently uncovers the truth behind Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise's children. Apparently this "judge's" medical file was accidently interchanged with Nicole Kidman's. This judge was ready to go the press and had "spilled the beans" on what was in this file to Heidi Montag of "The Hills" fame. In some crazy round about fashion the info got back to those who want to keep this info secret and "the judge" was told to keep GD Fing mouth shut and that she would receive a warning!


2170 days ago

Queen of the Damned    

I have to agree with poster #2 -- I thought this person was found on her lawn or something. TMZ, there is a difference between "found outside Paula's Abdul's home" and a few houses down from it. I think you should change the title to say something like "a dead body was found in Paula Abdul's neighborhood".

2170 days ago

northern gypsy    

if it's's just plan sad...that anyone chooses to check-out no matter what the reason...

2170 days ago

northern gypsy    

if it's's just plain sad...that anyone chooses to check-out for whatever reason...

2170 days ago


How can her parents "comment" that she was a big fan of Paula's, if the body has yet to be ID'd??

2170 days ago


OMG, this is yet another tragic death of a young person. The reason (s) as to why this person took their own life is simply not good enough. Family and friends need to start paying attention to the warning signs, and the behavior of these kids. America is loosing their youth and for what reason?
Peace be with this family

2169 days ago


It took courage for this girl to go audition there. Especially because Abdul was there and she wanted to meet her. She told them she was nervous and instead of making her feel comfortable they jumped on her like a bunch of piranhas. Instead of Abdul being flattered that someone thought so highly of her she make her feel like a freak or a loser and had not talent. This girl spent a long time idolizing her and from what I could see in the way Abdul treated her, it is beyond me why she idolized someone like her.
There has been instances to where these people send people over the edge. For instance the young girl on the internet who killed herself because someone was taunting her on the internet making her feel worthless. And a young 5 year old boy who killed himself because boys in the back of the bus not only taunted him but raped him. What about the bullies who taunt the shooters in these schools and push them over the edge. When is the bullying going to stop? When?
We live live in a very insecure world this day in age and people put other people down to make themselves look better which shows exactly how insecure they really are.
People have feelings and you should treat them as you want to be treated.

This is why God said not to idolize. It was wrong of the judges to put her down in the way they did because they don't have to do that. They should encourage them to practice and should have said they don't think she is ready yet for the stage. Not to put them down to be made to feel lesser than or like a freak for trying and laughing at them the whole time. These judges are cruel beyond belief and as someone else said "inhumane". They should not be there in that show judging anyone because they are not fit to be judges. I as well as other people I know have never watched the show because of the cruelty of it all.

There is a reason for everything and sometimes bad things happen to make things better. So now the judges have a chance and other people to do what is right to make this world a better place and to be nice one another. But from experience and seeing how much arrogance is out there I doubt it will make any difference. Because these people are always needing their egos stroked at the expense of another.

Why did they feel they had to put her down? Why? They didn't have to that is why.
They looked for everything they could on her from her braces to her clothes. It was not about that, she came in to sing and they managed to strip that from her to.

These people make idols and then treat them like freaks when they idolize. As their show is called after all "American Idol".

2168 days ago

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