Paula Abdul -- Will Work for Food?

7/22/2009 10:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
New developments in Paula Abdul's "American Idol" contract negotiations -- Ryan Seacrest, who's pulling in $15 million a year, has agreed to buy her lunch every day if she comes back.

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As we first reported, Abdul is holding out for more dough. We're guessing somewhere around $4.5 mil a year.