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Report: Britney Spears Is Leaving The X Factor – Who Should Replace Her?

Jan 10 2013, 10:16am CST | by

When The X Factor returns next season, Britney Spears won’t be on the judges’ panel — and it’s her choice. The pop star is leaving Fox’s Simon Cowell-led singing competition to focus on her music...

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Report: Britney Spears Is Leaving The X Factor – Who Should Replace Her?

Jan 10 2013, 10:16am CST | by

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When The X Factor returns next season, Britney Spears won’t be on the judges’ panel — and it’s her choice.

The pop star is leaving Fox’s Simon Cowell-led singing competition to focus on her music career and complete a new album, TMZ.com reports.

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The news comes days after network entertainment president Kevin Reilly said he’d gladly welcome the “Toxic” singer back for another go.

“I think Britney did a really good job,” he told reporters at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour in Pasadena . “People remain fascinated with her and always will… Maybe people were waiting for more drastic displays that never came. But pound for pound, I thought The X Factor was excellent this year. She tucked in really nicely on that bench.”

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Spears’ exit, fueled by reports that her lackluster critiques of contestants didn’t live up to her reported $15 million salary, has been rumored for weeks .

What do you think about Spears’ departure? Who would you like to see replace her? Sound off in the comments!


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