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Cheryl Cole sues ‘The X Factor’ for $2.3 Mil

Cheryl Cole has sued The X Factor for $2.3 million, reports TMZ. Her contract guaranteed her $1.8 million for Season 1 and $2 million for Season 2… even if she never appeared on the show!

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From TMZ:

Cheryl Cole says she signed a VERY lucrative deal to be a judge on “X Factor” back in 2011 … and even though producers fired her ass before Season 1 ever got off the ground, she wants her money … more than $2 MILLION … this according to a new lawsuit obtained by TMZ.

Cole — a British pop star — says she signed a “Pay or Play” contract with Blue Orbit Productions that guaranteed her $1.8 million for Season 1 … and $2 million for Season 2 … even if she never appeared on the show.

According to the lawsuit, Cole says producers did pay her the $1.8 mil for Season 1 … but stiffed her on the $2 mil for season 2, as well as all of the bonus money for expenses.

Cheryl Cole sues  The X Factor for 2 3 Mil

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6 comments
KodyBaker
KodyBaker

Cheryl would have made the US version of this show sooooo much better. I wish they would have kept her for the whole season. It's really sad actually. Simon probably knows this too. :/

LinBrand
LinBrand

Ack, she might have made the US show bearable.  Stupid stupid stupid to dump her...for the people they did go with.

Forever504
Forever504

why did she wait so long to sue 

Roland Diaz
Roland Diaz

I' d sue them too for making me famous.

simonw
simonw

@Forever504 Because she waited for season 2 and it's nearly over but they haven't payed her still.