Ellen Tweets About Paula’s Impersonation: “You’re Hilarious”

Sep. 18 2009, Updated 6:00 a.m. ET

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We already knew that Ellen DeGeneres has a great sense of humor –so it may not surprise you to hear her reaction to Paula Abdul’s impersonation of her on VH1’s Diva special Thursday night.

Paula impersonates Ellen on VH1’s Diva special

Ellen tweeted Friday morning:

“Paula- you’re hilarious. You’ve left me some big shoes to fill…unfortunately I don’t wear high heels. Nothing but love for you too. “

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Abdul –who hosted the Diva special in her first major television appearance since leaving American Idol in a contract dispute -- introduced herself by saying, "I'm Paula Abdul — and this is not American Idol!”.  

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Abdul later  donned a short blonde wig and danced  down the aisles ala  Ellen and said:  "Why you all staring at me? Can't a girl try out a new job?. All kidding aside, nothing but love, Ellen. I wish you the best of luck and congratulations on the new gig! And you got to call me if you have any Simon Cowell problems, because I know him best."

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