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The Battle for the Fourth Seat on 'Idol'

The search for Paula Abdul's replacement is on!

The search for Paula Abdul's replacement is on! Friday it was confirmed there will be a fourth judge on the upcoming season of "American Idol."

Kirstie Alley claims she's the one taking over for Abdul. On Wednesday, she posted on Twitter, "DEAD SERIOUS! I AM REPLACING PAULA ON IDOL," but there hasn't been an official confirmation from "Idol" execs.

Is there still time for a last-minute deal with Paula? Inside sources tell "Extra" the "Straight Up" singer will come back to the hit show for $10 million.

"Extra" wants to know -- Should FOX pay Paula $10 mil to return?

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