Yes, Paula Abdul is forbidden to dance according to the American Idol Gods. Well, according to American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe anyway. Paula Abdul has made it known she wants to dance on Dancing With The Stars, but Nigel isn’t having it. Nigel Lythgoe does not want Paula Abdul dancing her way over to a rival network. Sorry Paula, you’ll have to kick it up dancing for the American Idol contestants. Paula Abdul, a former choreographer really can dance. Some like kinxero see Paula Abdul out dancing the likes of Beyonce, J-Lo, Britney, and Madonna as depicted in the video.