Paul Abdul & Simon Cowell Play Kissy Face + LA Reid Attend X Factor Auditions


On Sunday (May 8), the judges for Simon Cowell’s ‘X Factor’ were spotted in downtown Los Angeles for the first taping of auditions. Cowell, along with Paula Abdul,  L.A. Reid and Cheryl Cole, who are judges, attended the auditions. Abdul is the most recent addition to the judges panel. She shared: “I am excited beyond words to be a part of ‘The X Factor.’ I couldn’t be happier to bring my love for cultivating talent and performance to such a wildly anticipated show. I’m also delighted and grateful to be sitting next to Simon again … but you might want to check back with me in a week or two!”