Paula Abdul remakes 'Will You Marry Me' music video in honor of Pride
Paula Abdul - Wikipedia
As Pride comes to a close, Paula Abdul is sending the celebratory month off with a special remake of her music video "Will You Marry Me," comprised of wedding and engagement footage from her dedicated fans. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight , the former "American Idol" judge revealed what inspired her to revamp the year-old music video. In order to revamp the "Will You Marry Me? Abdul then poured through the submissions and stitched together the updated version, which includes an array of racially diverse and same-sex couples celebrating one of the happiest days of their lives despite the ongoing pandemic.
In the wake of Madonna 's success, many dance-pop divas filled the charts, but out of them all, Paula Abdul was the only one who sustained a career. The former L. Lakers cheerleader and choreographer scored her first hit in , when "Straight Up" shot to Billboard's number one spot, becoming the first of four U. This success laid the groundwork for her second act as a judge on American Idol, the televised singing competition that began in and kept Abdul in the spotlight throughout the decade.
She began taking dance lessons when she was eight. She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was senior class president and head cheerleader. After joining the L. She was recruited by The Jacksons to choreograph their "Torture" video, the first in a long list of videos and movies she would choreograph. Her mother is also Jewish and was born in Canada.