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Britney Spears' 'X Factor' Deal Confirmed?

Britney Spears' 'X Factor' Deal Confirmed?

Britney Spears has reportedly signed her contract to join The X Factor as a judge.

The 30-year-old entertainer “finally inked her deal this week” and will get $15 million for one season’s worth of work, E! News reports.

“There’s been a lot of back and forth over the past few weeks as they negotiated the small details, but she’s on. It’s all completed and Britney is beyond excited,” a source revealed.

“She’s ready for this,” the insider added. “She can’t wait to sit down next to Simon [Cowell] at the judges’ table and give this everything she’s got. She is excited about showing the world that she can do this, and do this well. This is the perfect next stage in her career. Both Britney and Simon are very excited to work together.”

No word yet on who will be the fourth judge who joins Simon, Britney, and L.A. Reid.

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  • Lola

    I actually think she’ll do a good job and it might suit her.-

  • Delphic

    A talentless broad judging a host of talentless morons who think Katy Perry and Rihanna can sing. Cool.

  • mlllllllllllle

    Her eyes are not smiling !

  • amensister

    How the hell is a bi-polar, miming artist going to judge new talent
    can anyone say train wreck

  • Dee

    One thing about Britney is that she’s always been really endearing and sweet. She’ll be great as a judge on the X Factor and it will be awesome to see her in the spotlight again…in a positive way!

  • dobbi

    Yes! She will do a great job!

  • asdf

    It a challenge to successfully criticize someone who signs a contract to make a quick 15 million, but thank you to everyone who provides such great humor by giving it their best attempt.

  • lisa

    We’ll see how it goes. Britney seems to want to be a mom and not really do gruelling tours and recording music so this seems a good fit.

  • Play

    Dead Horse. Dead eyes. How old is she–about 46?

  • Cruizin596

    Awful choice. The judges are supposed to be mentors. If this were about mentoring someone through addiction or mental illness issues – she’d be the one. She can address the pitfalls of being young and in the industry, but I think that the vacant seats need to be filled by people who can stand up to Siman and LA and I do not think she is capable. Maybe he was looking for a Paula replacement. He has come close with her.

  • Alaia

    This girl is dead in the eyes. I don’t know if it’s because she’s as dumb as she looks or because those corporate moneymaking mogul producers have really sucked the life out of her. Kind of sad, really.

  • Asha

    I think this will go down as the worse deal in history. I love Britney but she is not the right person for this job. She may appear to be in control now but that is only because she is on medication and has some form of stability in her life. Britney may be sweet but she is not personable. She is not a quick thinker and could not produce intelligent feedback to the contestants. Just a horrible choice for a judge.

  • Asha

    Plus in what world do Simon and L.A. belong on the same panel as Britney and Demi Lovato????? What the hell??? I can only imagine how awkward their conversation would be.


    Bad Idea. Britney Spears needs to fire her management but she can’t because her daddy is in control of her life because the law has ruled that she’s like a two year old who can’t handle her affairs. This is so sad. Britney Spears is highly medicated due to her bi-polar disease. Her family and management is using this sick woman to make money. When she is on X-factor the behind the scenes people will leak out info about how Britney is zoned out on drugs and is a zombie. Britney Spears may even have a meltdown on national t.v. When Britney Spears did that collabo with Rihanna, I knew she was out of her mind. Rihanna was laughing at her when Britney performed badly on he MTV awards with her Gimme more performance a few years back. If you look at the show, you can see Rihannain the front row laughing at Britney. This X-Factor gig for Britney, is not good at all. I actually kind of feel sorry for her. Money is not everything. Your dignity, pride and sanity is worth more than money. Everyone used Britney. Even Madonna. Britney was never the same after she agreed to that stupid kiss with Madonna. Her career and mental state went down the tubes. Madonna sucked the life out of Britney and Christina Aguilera. Britney was the hottest pop act before that kiss. Madonna used those girlsfor her own agenda and she knew what she was doing. Madonna knows she can’t do anything with Gaga. That’s why we love Gaga. It’s Gaga’s world now. The old hag known as Madonna needs to retire gracefully.

  • designer girl

    I agree 1000%.This girl can`t sing her way out of a paper bag.Her talent is autotune!!

  • jim/dee

    I don’t think Brittney has that much talent, to judge new talent….I still will not watch X-Factor, it is the worst singing computation on TV!!…If you want to see contestants that can really sing, you will have to watch “The Voice”…(Although, I could get by without Christina, the cutsie faces she makes, and her “put the camera on me” attitude really gets to me..,. The rest of the judges are great and do know a lot about talent and who can sing….I am waiting for America’s got talent tho, should be interesting if nothing else… JUST SAYING….,.,.,,,

  • Ava

    Wow. I’m surprised with the negative comments. I agree with #12. She’ll be great and addressing the other half of having a singing career. She’ll advise on having the right attitude, the right performance, etc… She’s very sweet but she’s proved in recent years she can be honest. She’s grown from that “aww that’s so sweet” 18 year old girl. She’s a mom – no time for shenanigans and BS performers.

    At the same time, I think she’ll be absolutely lovely – a ran of sunshine compared to Xtina’s biased attitudes

  • leelee

    Britney judging a singing contest? Sounds good to me.

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    …`this idiot has zero brains and she’s going to make all that money just to repeat lines written for her. wait, that’s just like her music career. `i guess she’ll be perfect then.
    ..maybe her next job will be getting control of her finances and life (back from daddy), oh and her kids.

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    ..i’m sorry, i’d rather see someone with talent who’s actually had a say so in their career other than a medicated puppet.

  • @ Ava

    She may be a mom, but she doesn’t have legal custody of her own kids, and has not for years. they are raised by their father and, when visiting her, by their nannies.

  • blandblondesOVER

    I’ve never loved her voice but the girl was a PHENOM in her prime. absolute Britney mania. She’s had the singing career those contestants can only DREAM of, so I’m sure they wont mind to be mentored by her in a heartbeat… plus she is an amazing entertainer, which is just as important as vocals. People who sound amazing but just stand there and sing ballad after ballad, are quite boring after a while.

  • Tee

    Wow that’s gonna be uncomfortable to watch. Love brit but she always looks so.. bad choice.

  • sayuri

    Go Britney!

  • the_boyfriend

    If anyone knows anything about having the X Factor it’s Britney.
    She has it in spades and is the only reason i will be tuning in.
    She never gets enough credit where credit is due.



  • shala

    @the_boyfriend: exactly! the “x” factor people talk about = Britney. Its that something you cant really explain. Maybe she didnt rely solely on vocal talent, but she has that “X factor” down to a T. its the look,the personality,the stage presence et al. vocals are only one aspect of being a singer. you can be the best singer in the world but if you have weak stage presence and are boring, no one is gonna buy your concert tickets, sorry.