There’s been a lot of hype surrounding Simon Cowell’s new show, the X Factor.
It’s official. The cast of The X Factor is finally set. Nicole Scherzinger and British TV personality Steve Jones will host the new talent competition series, while Paula Abdul, Cheryl Cole and L.A. Reid will join Simon Cowell on the judge’s panel. Abdul was the last member to officially sign on. TMZ.com reported that her deal was only finalized on Saturday (May 7th) night—just before taping started Sunday in Los Angeles. Simon said that he and Paula have actually grown closer since they stopped working together on Idol:
It also seems that Simon and Paula’s on screen bickering might’ve influenced his decision to pick her as a judge on the show:
The show debuts this fall but will it live up to the hype? What do you think? Let us know!
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