You're Fired! Celebs Who Have Been Given the Pink Slip

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  • Ray Rice
  • Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj
  • Paula Abdul
  • Star Jones, Joy Behar
  • Terrence Howard
  • Lisa Bonet
  • Paulina Porizkova, America's Next Top Model
  • Lamar Odom
  • Damon Wayans, Saturday Night Live
  • Stacey Dash
  • Antoine Fuqua
  • Aubrey O'Day
  • Holly Robinson Peete, The Talk
  • Isaiah Washington
  • Cee Lo Green

Paula Abdul, The X Factor

After Simon Cowell gave her a second chance to sit in a judges chair following her firing from American Idol, Abdul got the heave-ho once again for being "too soft" for the bloodthirsty show, which not only pits contestants against each other, but their mentors too. Sources say she was "blindsided" by the dismissal.

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