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Paula Abdul To Judge ‘American Idol’ As Luke Bryan Tests Positive For COVID

American Idol judge Luke Bryan will miss Monday’s live broadcast after testing positive for COVID. The ABC series has tapped an original Idol judge to fill in for him. Paula Abdul will fill Bryan’s spot at the judges’ table on Monday, marking her first appearance on the show since it moved to ABC from Fox.

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