Simon Cowell officially set to return to ‘The X Factor UK’; is ‘The X Factor USA’ over?
In a press release by Cowell and ITV, both parties said that he will come back for to lead the show’s panel for its 11th season. Cowell said, “I’m absolutely thrilled to be returning to The X Factor UK. It’s been three years since I last judged the competition and I’m excited to find a global superstar again. The UK X Factor has set the benchmark in finding worldwide superstars over the years – including One Direction, Leona Lewis, Cher Lloyd, Olly Murs, JLS and Little Mix. Despite all the rumours, ITV and the producers have not decided on the rest of the judging panel quite yet. You’ll just have to wait and see….”
The release also states that the rest of the panel will be announced in the coming months. Judges auditions start in June and it will be on TV screens in autumn.
With this official announcement, a report was published by The Mirror, saying with this revolution, Cowell is “resting” The X Factor USA. A source told the publication, “Simon made the decision to sign up to UK X factor in November. As a result, he has now chosen to rest the US show despite FOX wanting him to continue and do both.”
I am so sad. What are your thoughts on all of these developments!?