"Idol and the cast have grown with each other over the last 8 seasons..I can't imagine the panel without puala. She's a star @ a great friend," Ryan, who recently inked a deal to return to the reality competition show for $45 million over three years, continued in his Tweet. "Spoke to randy..hope to speak with paula privately overnight."
"With sadness in my heart, I've decided not to return to #Idol," she wrote Monday night. "I'll miss nurturing all the new talent,but most of all being a part of a show that I helped from day1become an international phenomenon."
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