Demi Lovato is exiting Fox's The X Factor. After spending two seasons sitting alongside Simon Cowell at the judges' table, the former Disney star will refocus her priorities in the new year. "I'm leaving to start a new chapter in my life," Lovato told reporters backstage after Wednesday's performance show. "I started this show being a singer and a musician, and it's time that I go back to that. I'm so excited for 2014 because I'm going to dedicate it completely and totally to music."
Despite this season's low ratings, Simon Cowell is confident that The X Factor will be back for a fourth season. But whether he will return as a judge next year is a whole different story.
"The show will be back next season," Cowell told reporters on a conference call Monday, according to Deadline. "As to my role on it, I might have a...
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14. Worst Name-Dropping: Country diva Juliette exerts her power over reality star Layla by switching sets and stealing her duet with boyfriend Will on Nashville. In return, Layla anonymously calls TMZ and reveals that it was Juliette who broke up the marriage of one of the country's most well-known couples. At least this will make good material for a song?
13. Worst Missed Connection: Yes, everyone knows that Simon Cowell loves to be mean. But the acerbic judge accidentally takes it too...
Simon Cowell has drawn the ire of some of Demi Lovato's fans after comments he made onThe X Factor Wednesday night.
After contestant Jeff Gutt performed Mariah Carey's "Without You," Paulina Rubio praised the performance, but said she wanted the rocker to "show me blood" the next time. Cowell, in turn, asked: "You mean you want him to cut himself?"
The X Factor's third season has been nothing to sing about.
The Fox singing competition's latest judges combination has earned tepid reviews (see: Paulina Rubio), has hit new series lows in the ratings and even suffered an embarrassing...