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Biography (print)

Devra Newberger. The Magic of Paula Abdul: From Straight Up to Spellbound!. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1991. ISBN 0590454439

Grace Catalano. Paula Abdul: Forever Yours. New York: Penguin Books, 1990. ISBN 0451169263

M. Thomas Ford. Paula Abdul: Straight Up. New York: Dillon Press, 1992. ISBN 0875185088

W.B. Williams. The Paula Abdul Story. New York: Wise Publications, 1990. ISBN 0825612934

Susan Zannos. Paula Abdul: A Real-Life Reader Biography. Childs: Mitchell Lane Publishers, 1999. ISBN 1883845742

Biographical movies
"E! True Hollywood Story: Paula Abdul (#7.42)" (2003)

Portrayed in
The Unauthorized Full House Story (2015) (TV)

TV Guide (USA)3 January 2011, Vol. 59, Iss. 1, pg. 32-33, by: Shawna Malcom, "Forever Our Girl"
TV Guide (USA)14 September 2009, Vol. 57, Iss. 37, pg. 8-9, by: William Keck, "Paula Breaks Her Silence"
Time Out New York (USA)30 August 2001, pg. 176, by: Gia Kourias, "Gone to Pot"
Us (USA)July 1995, Iss. 210, pg. 64-66+68+91, by: Steve Pond, "Straight Up With A Twist"
People Weekly (USA)19 June 1995, Vol. 43, Iss. 24, pg. 88-92+94, by: Karen S. Schneider, "A Brave New Song"
Disney Adventures (USA)December 1991, Vol. 2, Iss. 2, pg. 8-11, by: Mark Rowland, "Totally Cool Paula Abdul"
Us (USA)27 June 1991, Iss. 0147-510X, pg. 18-19+21-22+24-26, by: Nancy Griffin, "What, Me Worry?"
People Weekly (USA)12 March 1990, Vol. 33, Iss. 10, pg. 64-66+68-70, by: Jeannie Park, "Straight Up... And Up And Up"

TV Guide (USA)19 April 2010, Vol. 58, Iss. 16, pg. 9, by: Danny Spiegel, "True of False: Paula Abdul's Next Move"
TV Guide (USA)8 February 2010, Vol. 58, Iss. 6, pg. 7, by: Scott Huver, "Abdul's Next Move"
Contra Costa Times (USA)7 May 2009, by: Tony Hicks, "'American Idol's' Paula Abdul Admits 12-Year Drug Addiction"
Newsday (USA)6 May 2009, by: Anonymous, "Paula Abdul: Painkiller Addiction Left Me Close to Death"
Minneapolis Star Tribune (USA)14 January 2009, by: Lynn Elber, "Paula Abdul Declares Loyalty to 'American Idol,' Denies Criticizing Show Over Alleged Stalker"
Contra Costa Times (USA)13 January 2009, by: Chuck Barney, "Hey, Paula: You're Still Our 'American Idol'"
Newsday (USA)16 December 2008, by: Verne Gay, "'Idol' Boss Says They Never Wanted to Get Rid of Paula"
Contra Costa Times (USA)10 December 2008, by: The Associated Press, "Abdul Chides Fox, 'Idol' Producers Over Stalker"
Newsday (USA)10 December 2008, by: Robert Kahn, "Abdul says "Idol" Execs Let Stalker Learn Her Address"
Contra Costa Times (USA)18 November 2008, by: Tony Hicks, "Paula Abdul's Stalker Overdosed on Pills"
The Los Angeles Times (USA)13 November 2008, by: Andrew Blankstein, "Woman Found Dead Outside Paula Abdul's Home"
The Orlando Sentinel (USA)13 November 2008, by: Andrew Blankstein, "Woman Found Dead Outside Paula Abdul's Home"
St. Paul Pioneer Press (USA)13 November 2008, by: Associated Press, "Abdul Fan Found Dead Near 'Idol' Judge's Home"
The New York Times (USA)1 May 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,297, pg. E1 & E8, by: Edward Wyatt, "'Idol' Judge Admits Rehearsal Guided Her"
Courier Post (USA)30 April 2008, by: Josh L. Dickey, "Flustered Abdul Critiques 'Idol' Song That Wasn't"
TV Guide (USA)9 July 2007, Vol. 55, Iss. 28, pg. 20-23, by: Joe Rhodes, "Wild Thing"
The New York Times (USA)20 January 2007, pg. B1+B7, by: Edward Wyatt, "'Idol' Judge Says She's Healthy And Sober"
USA Today (USA)10 January 2007, "Paula Abdul Steps Up to 'Bratz' Team"
TV Guide (USA)1 May 2005, Vol. 53, Iss. 18, pg. 18, by: Michael Davis, "False Idol"
People Weekly (USA)11 November 1996, Vol. 46, Iss. 20, pg. 65, "Knot Again"
The Disney Channel Magazine (USA)December 1992/January 1993, Vol. 11, Iss. 1, pg. 18, by: Mr. Bonzai, "Paula Abdul: Under My Spell"
Current Biography (USA)September 1991, Vol. 52, Iss. 9, "Abdul, Paula"
TV Time (USA)9 March 1991, Vol. 2, Iss. 6, pg. 14-15, by: Stuart Matranga, "Steppin' Out"
Playboy (USA)July 1987, Vol. 34, Iss. 7, pg. 145, by: Merrill Shindler, "Fast Forward: Fancy Footwork"

In Style (USA)September 1995, Vol. 2, Iss. 9, pg. 102-109, by: Denise Abbott, "The Promise Of A New Day"
Celebrity Sleuth (USA)1992, Vol. 6, Iss. 1, pg. 6-7, by: staff, "Superstarkers: Straight Up"
Celebrity Sleuth (USA)1991, Vol. 4, Iss. 6, pg. 22-23, by: staff, "Forever Our Girl"
Playboy (USA)December 1990, Vol. 37, Iss. 12, pg. 175, by: Jim Harwood, "Sex Stars Of 1990"
Playboy (USA)September 1989, Vol. 36, Iss. 9, pg. 173, by: Ron Wolfson, "Grapevine: Much More Than a Pretty Face"

Magazine cover photo
TV Guide (USA)14 January 2008, Vol. 56, Iss. 2
TV Guide (USA)9 July 2007, Vol. 55, Iss. 28
Entertainment Weekly (USA)12 January 2007, Vol. 1, Iss. 915
Rolling Stone (USA)6 April 2006, Vol. 1, Iss. 997
TV Guide (USA)17 May 2003, Vol. 51, Iss. 20
In Style (USA)February 1997, Vol. 4, Iss. 2
People Magazine (USA)19 June 1995, Vol. 43, Iss. 24
Veronica (Netherlands)11 January 1992, Iss. 2
Disney Adventures (USA)December 1991, Vol. 2, Iss. 2
Us Weekly (USA)27 June 1991
TV Time (USA)9 March 1991, Vol. 2, Iss. 6
Veronica (Netherlands)21 April 1990, Iss. 16
Hitkrant (Netherlands)7 April 1990, Iss. 14
People Magazine (USA)March 1990
Hitkrant (Netherlands)3 June 1989, Iss. 22

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