Remember When: Nicole Scherzinger Auditions For ‘Pop Stars’ [VIDEO]

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'The X-Factor' auditions in New Jersey.
It was announced today that Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul were given the heave-ho from The X-Factor, and quite frankly, we couldn’t have cared less.  We were more bummed about less screen time for Steve Jones.  Adbul will be fine, but Scherzinger always manages to land just shy of the level of stardom she seeks.  Case in point, her solo career.  What solo career, you ask?  Exactly.

As we bid farewell to Scherzinger (shoulda kept Cheryl Cole), we look back fondly on our first meeting via WB’s Pop Stars.