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Paula Abdul Still a Party Girl at 50

By Kristi Goldade

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How time flies when you’re dancing, judging TV shows and dating hot younger men!

Comeback queen Paula Abdul turned 50 this June, and Page Six reports that the Laker Girl-turned- pop icon celebrated in Las Vegas with boyfriend John Caprio, 40. After Abdul and friends ate sushi platters at Tao, they headed to the VIP sky-boxes, where the club surprised her with a 3-tier cake and a DJ spinning her classic jam, “Straight Up.”

Abdul stood and waved to fans as they sang along and cheered.

“It’s a huge birthday for me! I’m excited about it,” she told a reporter at Las Vegas Weekly.

Though Abdul has announced she’s not returning to be a judge on X-Factor, we at the Schmooze wish her the best. Happy Birthday, Paula! Here’s to 50 more years of following your zany career.


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