Rumor has it that Britney Spears will be The X Factor's newest judge!
Spears will reportedly fill the void left by Nicole Scherzinger and Paula
Abdul, who were ousted shortly after season one of the singing competition
wrapped last December. The pop star would join remaining judges L.A. Reid and
No word yet as to whether or not Spears has indeed been offered the $10
million payday for the gig. Jennifer Lopez is rumored to take in $8 million for
her judging duties on American Idol.
FOX has declined to comment on either matter, but the network is expected to
announce the news next week during their 2012 upfronts.
Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, LeAnn Rimes and Demi Lovato are just a few of the
big names believed to be tossed around for the remaining judge's seat.
Earlier this year, Janet Jackson politely declined the invitation, saying she
was "very flattered that X Factor let [her] know that [she] was being considered
for next season, but it just wouldn't be possible."
Steve Jones' now-vacant hosting seat is also up for grabs.
The X Factor is now holding online auditions for season two, airing later
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