paula abdul randy jackson simon cowell2 'American Idol': Paula Abdul coming back for the finale?When Crystal Bowersox or Lee DeWyze is crowned the Season 9 champ Wednesday (May 26) “American Idol” will say “goodbye” to Simon Cowell.

But will it also say “welcome back” to Paula Abdul?

]]>reporting But don’t jump to conclusions. It’s only a rumor and so far, it sounds like Paula’s reappearance will be for the finale only, as part of the official send off for her old nemesis, Simon, who is heading off to “The X Factor.” But we can always hope and pray. Wish “Idol” had a call in number to bring Paula back as a judge. Would you vote for her to return? Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest celebrity news and buzz. Photo credits: Getty Images

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