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Paula Abdul & Cheryl Cole: 'X Factor' Judges?

Paula Abdul & Cheryl Cole: 'X Factor' Judges?

Paula Abdul and Cheryl Cole will be joining Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid on the judging panel for The X Factor, according to Deadline.

Simon, who worked with Paula on American Idol for eight seasons, said “I’ve always wanted Paula… I missed her the second she left the show… I’ve never found anyone better than her. I think there’s a good chance it will be her. We’ve agreed that we would meet as many people as possible, and now we’re reaching the deadline we’ve got to make the decision soon. But I think she’s got a really good shot.”

Cheryl worked with Simon on the British version of The X Factor.

“Shes a great judge. She’s smart. It’s just a hunch. If people take to her like the British public did, I think she’s going to do really well in America. And Fox was desperate to hire her,” Simon said.

No deals for Paula or Cheryl have yet been finalized.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Paula Abdul and Cheryl Cole joining The X Factor judging panel?

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  • lmao

    Paula is more authentic than Jlo.

  • cherylcoleUSfan

    I love Cheryl..YES and YES…Can it be September already?

  • Leila

    Cheryl Cole? please be true! have you seen her, what a beauty!

  • http://@DahKay DahKay

    Heck yeah!! Finally!! Who’s been judging the Auditions, though?

    Now we just need to know who’ll be the host, and who’ll join Dannii and Louis back in the UK. Katy? Nicole?

  • Lmao

    Jlo and her big fake ass. LOL

  • Leila

    @DahKay: No way, Katy Perry is touring, and she would be a judge on the US X Factor before being a judge of the UK show.

  • Liza

    LOVE Paula!

  • kdzl_

    LOVE Cheryl Cole. If this is true, then I’ll definitely be watching the X factor.
    She did amazing as a judge on the British version (she won 2 out of 3 times). She’s cool, she’s real, she has great chemistry with Simon and she’s not afraid of saying what’s on her mind. Plus, she’s also a singer. She may not have the best voice but she’s not that bad either. She’s great performer and her dance routines are always flawless.

  • S

    yeah ive missed paula too. i hope she does it!

  • beawasherexo

    OMG I THINK I JUST CAME IN MY PANTS

  • http://twitter.com/BBBBryson Bryson

    CHERYL!

  • Pix

    YES to Paula! I miss her.

  • Dubya Bush

    Seriously, I think Paula is a good choice but what’s the point of it? It’s just American Idol 2.0 then?

  • deklo

    love PAULA all the way!!! bring back Paula!!

  • Whatever

    The X Factor is a joke. Simon Cowell’s label already has dropped 4 UK winners of the X factor. The only people winning is simon and the rest of the judges.

  • anonymous

    Paula all the way. Can’t wait for the show to start.

  • Pheonix

    Cheryl Cole is a joke as well, just like any other spoiled pop princess ala britney all she does is lip sync, where is the talent in that? if she is a judge in the AMERICAN X factor the show will surely flop. No one in the U.S. cares about this t*w*a*t. So please simon take the american public’s opinion at hand here and have You, la reid, paula and mariah as judges and nicole scherzinger as host . Anything will be better this worthless peice of s*h*i*t!

  • zoe

    CHERYL COLE IS A RACIST VIOLENT CHAV.

  • http://twitter.com/BBBBryson Bryson

    PHEONIX & ZOE…. Y SO ANGRY?? DID THE EASTER BUNNY FORGET TO LEAVE U SOME CHOCOLATE BUNNIES?? U BOTH CAN STAY MAD AND PISS OFF…..

    #TEAMCHERYL

  • Sunja

    Please no Paula!! She’s makes no sense 90% of the time. Get someone better.

  • hoezac

    i miss paula

  • amensister

    how can Cheryl get a work permit with her GBH charge with beating up a old black women, wait till that picture hit the web. i cant wait to see Simon PR team spin this one..
    still a country that cant forgive a drunk black man takin a mic from a white girl, will probably say “it was a long time ago get over it”. Yeah Right

  • C.C.

    @amensister: Cheryl was married to a black guy (Ashley Cole – English footballer) for 3 years, she’s not a racist.

  • c

    I like Paula but cheryl cole? please no, she is fake and annoying!

  • brainy box

    CHERYL COLE IS THE ONLY ATTRACTIVE ONE THEY ALL LOOK LIKE SH*T!!!!!

  • amensister

    @C.C.
    no she is not a racist but is A CONVICTED CRIMINAL FOR ABH. FACT

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1334558/Cheryl-Coles-assault-conviction-stop-US-X-Factor-judge.html

    scroll down and look at that’s women face

  • helloo

    Cheryl is vile.
    A crap judge, Dannii is the best judge on UK X Factor but shes not sleeping with Simon Cowell so she didn’t get the job.

    Big mistake Simon! At least we get rid of her in the UK!!!!

  • Raveonette

    Cheryl is a talentless slag. The US can have her!

  • Tom

    Good luck to Cheryl. She is a fantastic judge and beautiful. Hope America loves her just as much as us Brits do!!

  • yess

    Simon,Paula,Cheryl? LOVE!!!! this is the new AI. Ai can suck it.

  • miranda

    I have no idea who Cheryl is besides being on all the Maxim hot lists, lol but she is a beauty! I hope she will become very famous in the US now because right now she is not even known here (off the internet that is)

    so I look forward to seeing her as a judge! Better to look at than that ugly tranny, leather face Marisa Miller. ugh. glad that was just a rumor.

  • ines

    Love Cheryl YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

  • LISA

    WOW Cheryl Cole is AWESOME, Charyl will be a GREAT JUDGE on U.S.X FACTOR. Cheryl is completely charming but she’s also completely gorgeous, love Cheryl songs Fight For This Love, Parachute and Promise This. and i love Cheryl cute accent

  • LISA

    @zoe: YOU TWIT

  • LISA

    @c: YOU TWIT

  • Bob

    Cheryl is sooooooooo BEAUTIFUL. thank you Simon

  • http://twitter.com/BBBBryson Bryson

    Y WOULD CHERYL COLE A “RACIST” MARRY A BLACK MAN?? BE OBSESSED WITH BEYONCE?? AND BE SO EMOTIONALLY CONNECTED AND INVESTED WHEN SHE MENTORED ALEXANDRA BURKE ON X FACTOR (AND REBECCA)??

  • c

    @LISA:

    stfu you’re the twit

  • Taylor

    CHERYL COLE IS FABULOUS

  • homi

    forget about Cheryl..!!just can’t wait to see Simon and Paula together again.They’ll make the show FANTASTIC.and let me tell sth to those who say tha A.I is better without simon and paula:i can assure you if from the first season of american idol Jlo and Steven or anybody else were the judges,this show would have never been THIS MUCH popular and great.it was randy and simon and paula who made the show Great and made it that AMERICAN IDOL that everybody watch.you think it’s just being Professional and a famous singer?even though Paula and Simon (specially simon) were totally pro,but also it’s being Funny and lovely which steven and Jennifer lack it.and PLZ don’t be disrespectful;YOU’VE BEEN WATCHING IT SINCE THEN! ;)

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  • anyone but jessica

    So glad Joe Simpson won’t be able to float his fat stupid cow daughter’s name as a possible judge anymore. I wonder if she thought she really had a chance.

  • http://celebrity-entertainment-planet.com/ aclineo

    come on now simon. surely there had to be someone else to add to the panel besides freakin’ PAULA!!! We’ve had enough of her already!

    I love Cheryl though so I guess i’ll just have to fast forward through paula’s parts — just like i did on Idol lol.

  • stan

    WOW Cheryl is soooooooooooo BEAUTIFUL. can’t wait

  • L

    yeah Cheryl! looove her!

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