Scherzinger Back on ‘X Factor’… in the U.K.

(Reuters) – Singer Nicole Scherzinger has been named as a judge on the British version of ratings juggernaut “The X Factor“, less than six months after being fired from the U.S. edition of the TV show. The 33-year-old American is replacing compatriot Kelly Rowland, and joins Louis Walsh, Gary Barlow and Tulisa Contostavlos, all of […]

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Spears Closing in on ‘X Factor’ Deal Worth Nearly $15 Million

Britney Spears‘ on-again/off-again flirtation with Simon Cowell and “The X Factor” is officially on-again. Deadline.com reports that the singer is finally closing in on a deal to join Cowell and crew for season two of the Fox series after over a month of negotiations between the two sides. The report states that over the weekend, […]

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Former ‘X Factor’ Host Steve Jones to Guest Anchor ‘Entertainment Tonight’

Simon Cowell, take heed: there are people out there who think Steve Jones, who Cowell fired from “The X Factor” after the US version’s first season, makes for a decent host/anchor. And one of those people are the producers of the venerable syndicated show “Entertainment Tonight.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jones will be sitting […]

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Eddie Cibrian Says Wife LeAnn Rimes is in Talks With ‘X Factor’

One rumored name is now confirmed to be in talks for “The X Factor.” LeAnn Rimes‘ husband Eddie Cibrian told “Extra” that his wife has been meeting with show producers about filling one of the slots left vacant when Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger were bumped from the show. “They’ve been talking,” Cibrian said to […]

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Simon Cowell Calls Beyonce ‘X Factor’ Rumors ‘Complete Nonsense’

Time will tell who will fill the recently vacated judge’s chairs on “The X Factor,” but one thing’s for sure — it won’t be Beyonce Knowles. At least, if Simon Cowellis to be believed. Fox’s recently minted competition series had a major shakeup last week, with judges Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul — along with […]

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