Paula Abdul outshines X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger in a slashed-to-the-waist dress

Who”s the leggiest of them all Paula Abdul outshines X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger in a slashed-to-the-waist dress

Elegant: Despite leaving little to the imagination, Paula Abdul still oozed glamour on the set of Extra at The Grove in LA

Elegant: Despite leaving little to the imagination, Paula Abdul still oozed glamour on the set of Extra in LA

Attractive but predictable: Nicole Scherzinger and Terri Seymour both opted for Attractive but predictable: Nicole Scherzinger and Terri Seymour both opted for

Attractive but predictable: Nicole Scherzinger and Terri Seymour both opted for “safer” wardrobe choices

Where to look Despite Nicole doing the talking, all eyes fell on Paula

Where to look Despite Nicole doing the talking, all eyes fell on Paula”s enchanting dress

Stealing the show: X Factor host Steve Jones barely got a look-in stuck on the end stool as Paula radiated energy in the middle

Stealing the show: X Factor host Steve Jones barely got a look-in stuck on the end stool as Paula radiated energy in the middle

Beauty queen: Paula defied her 49 years and dressed a little younger than someone nearing 50 Beauty queen: Paula defied her 49 years and dressed a little younger than someone nearing 50

Beauty queen: Paula defied her 49 years and dressed a little younger than someone nearing 50

Where are the jeans Simon managed to change out of his beloved denims and don a suit for the occasion

Where are the jeans Simon managed to change out of his beloved denims and don a suit for the occasion

Ladies man: Simon Cowell posed with Terri and Paula, both of whom he used to date, at the taping of Extra Ladies man: Simon Cowell posed with Terri and Paula, both of whom he used to date, at the taping of Extra

Ladies man: Simon Cowell posed with Terri and Paula, both of whom he used to date, at the taping of Extra

Christmas spirit: The X Factor USA gang are easily pleased as they look delighted by the fake snow

Christmas spirit: The X Factor USA gang are easily pleased as they look delighted by the fake snow