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Britney To X Factor? Simon Cowell Says “Wait and See”

As the hunt for the next “X Factor” judges continues, Simon Cowell continues to play coy on who will replace Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger at the judges table.

As The Hollywood Reporter first reported, Britney Spears could be nearing a deal to make her reality series debut as a judge on the buzzworthy U.K. import. A well place source told THR that Spears’ fiancé, agent Jason Trawick, is negotiating her contact, which could be signed as soon as this week.

“You’ll have to wait and see,” Cowell teased during an appearance on Good Day New York.

When asked about Spears’ potential involvement, the showrunner replied, “I can’t confirm or deny anything right now. The truth is, we are talking to a number of people. It changes on a daily basis to be honest with you.”

Cowell also admitted that two new names have come forth in the last 24-hours, including one “very famous singer” and one “very famous actress.”

“You’ve gotta talk to everybody,” he said.

Addressing the shocking firings of Abdul, Scherzinger and host Steve Jones, Cowell quipped, “They weren’t fired, darling. They just weren’t invited back.”

“With the host,” he added, “too many Brits on the show, if I’m being honest with you. One Brit allowed.”

“I always wanted a boy and a girl to host the show,” Cowell said. “And I like hosts who don’t kind of have a hosting background, you know. I like them when they’ve done acting and stuff like that. It’s a different kind of dynamic.”

Speaking with The Voice mentor Miranda Lambert at The Hunger Games premiere, THR asked the country singer what she thought of Spears joining the X Factor roster.

“Why not? I mean, she’s an icon,” Lambert said. “It’s a smart choice.”

“I think it’d be awesome,” added her Pistol Annies bandmate, Angaleena Presley.

Source: Billboard.com

Britney Turns Down $10 Million X Factor Offer

Britney Spears has reportedly been offered $10 million to judge the US version of ‘The X Factor’, but sources say she is holding out for more.

The ‘Hold It Against Me’ singer’s fiance and manager Jason Trawick is said to have “been negotiating for some time”, with ex ecutives for the talent search show.

One source told E! news Britney has been offered the huge sum to appear on the second series of the show – which returns later this year – but she’s said to be holding out for $16 million.

The first run of ‘The X Factor’ was judged by show boss Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid, Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul, although the latter two were subsequently axed after it failed to achieve the ratings Simon had hoped.

Simon is said to have initially approached Britney, and recently admitted he was “fascinated” by her and think she would be ideal for the show.

He said: “I would think that if she’s managed to sustain in her family life in a career which is tough, this is a walk in the park.”

Janet Jackson was also rumoured to have been offered the judging role, but turned it down because of touring commitments.

A high ranking ex ecutive for the show told The Hollywood Reporter the perfect candidate would be someone based in Los Angeles with not just success in the music business, but who is also a parent who wants to spend time with their children.

Source: NZ City