News Paula Abdul Splits From Boyfriend By Len Brown 2:00 PM PST, January 7, 2012 Getty Images Paula Abdul is a single lady once more as she has split from boyfriend Jeff Bratton, according to PEOPLE. MORE:Battle of the 'The X Factor' Judges! "Paula and I split in November," Bratt told the publication. "It was an amicable thing. But between the final months of X Factor and my responsibilities with [my label] Cascine, there was little time for us."MORE:'X Factor' Backstage: An 'Awkward' Night for Paula The X Factor judge and record label owner met during a flight in 2010 and kept their relationship relatively quiet.