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'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Paula Abdul guest judges

'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Paula Abdul guest judges

Oh boy. Tonight's the night we get Paula Abdul as a guest judge. She always annoyed me on American Idol - will I find her less tiresome here? I don't doubt her credibility, she's arguably more a dancer than a singer. During the staircase introductions: Val gets introduced by his full first name of "Valentin." I wonder if he asked for that or if Tom's having fun. Brooke tells us lifts will be allowed tonight - get ready to meet the harsh reality that is gravity during rehearsals. They introduce Paula with an interview clip and then back in the ballroom she says a lot of stuff that doesn't make a lot of sense. So… the usual. Kirstie Alley...