She still doesn't have a new contract but she's got work to do and Paula Abdul landed in the U.S. Wednesday night, RadarOnline.com learned exclusively.
The American Idol judge flew into Tampa International Airport from London.
And as soon as she landed, her sighting was reported on Twitter!
One account read: "Just ran into paula abdul at the airport. She has sneakers with a 5in sole."
The twitter also said that Paula had spoken to fellow judge Simon Cowell on the plane.
RadarOnline.com independently confirmed that Paula came back to the U.S.
She's scheduled to appear on the Home Shopping Network on Friday to promote her jewelry line.
Paula is in contract negotiations with Idol.