The Solar declare that singer Nicole Scherzinger received’t return to evaluate on The X Issue this yr, and Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh’ future on the present may quickly be coming to a halt.
In keeping with the newspaper, Favourites to switch Nicole are Cheryl, Kylie Minogue, Alesha Dixon and Mariah Carey.
“Louis and Sharon are each contracted to return this yr, however Simon and the producers have misplaced religion,” an insider reportedly informed The Solar. “Louis has had a terrific run.
“And Sharon couldn’t even bear in mind a few of her personal contestants’ names.
“Nicole was a passionate choose however has no contract and received’t be again this yr to be able to usher in contemporary blood.”
A supply present added to The Solar: “There aren’t any plans for Nicole to return to The X Issue this yr. Different bulletins in regards to the judging line-up might be made in the end.
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“It’s doable both Sharon or Louis may nonetheless return as a result of each have contracts.”
OK! On-line have contacted a consultant for ITV, in addition to Nicole, Sharon and Louis’ representatives for remark.
In keeping with the publication it is believed Sharon, whose husband Ozzy Osbourne is headlining Obtain Pageant later this yr, could possibly be discovering the pressure of travelling to and from LA for different work commitments troublesome.
So as to add extra gas to the fireplace, it was lately revealed by host Dermot O’Leary that Cheryl’s comeback on the present could be very a lot a risk. Chatting with Metro, the TV presenter stated: “Cheryl’s going to come back again.”
Nonetheless, he additionally claimed that, ought to there be issues in Cheryl’s reinstatement as a choose, he would like to see Mariah Carey step into the submit.
He added: “If it wasn’t Cheryl, I’d love Mariah. It will be a complete new world of loopy my buddy!”