However, Cole was axed after two audition cites and replaced by Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger who served as co-host alongside Steve Jones.
So there are tantrums, tears and fights, which is all part of the drama.
We really disliked each other that much," he said, blaming her "sexual tension" for the animosity between the two.
Cowell and Abdul have poked fun at the rumors they were dating in the past, including in an Idol skit where the two were seen on a date and later sharing a kiss.
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has been the highest rated show on TV since its debut eight seasons ago, and ever since, the show's most talked about judges, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul, have had some sort of "relationship." They have bickered like an old married couple, laughed together, pinched each other, kissed one another, teased, prodded, fought and finally loved each other.8 Romantic American Idol Performances Some of their antics can seem "made for TV," like a clip of them on a romantic date shown in season three, or the props the pair had hidden this season to provoke laughs from the audience (often distracting away from the contestants).
The year-old dancer was also an original judge on American Idol alongside Cowell, during which time the pair are rumoured to have grown close.
Rykiss, grew up in one of the two Jewish families in Minnedosa, Manitoba , and has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestors from Ukraine.
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