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Britney Spears Quits 'X Factor'?

Britney Spears Quits 'X Factor'?

Britney Spears has reportedly decided not to return to The X Factor for the show’s upcoming third season, according to TMZ.

The 31-year-old entertainer is currently in the studio recording her eighth album and supposedly wants to focus on her music career rather than continue on the reality competition series.

Britney loves Simon [Cowell], she likes Demi Lovato but her thing is music,” a source said.

It is being reported that after she completes her album, Britney hopes to set out on a new tour!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Britney Spears quitting The X Factor?

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  • Wtf

    This bish needs to hang it up, take her meds, and have several seats

  • blur

    Yes thank you god I hate this show and I’m so ready for new music from her.

  • blur

    @Wtf: Shut the f*ck up.

  • Eric

    Truthfully though, what exactly did she add to the show anyways? I actually like Britney, but she wasn’t a good judge. She looked disinterested or had no emotion. Not to mention she rarely gave any feedback at all. It was always “That was amazing, I am so proud of you!” or a comment along the lines of “I don’t get it.” She didn’t add anything or really give the contestants much advice. It was all very simple comments and nothing constructive. Personally, I’d much rather see her off the show. Not only because I don’t think she is a good judge, but more because I want her to come out with new music and focus her attention on that… and not focus her attention on (in my opinion) the worst competition show on TV.

  • BEAN

    Oh please she was fired and Simon is just helping her keep her dignity, and hair.

  • Clementine

    I bet it was hard for her to sleep at night for Judging Live Singing.Something she knows nothing about.

  • DB

    Sounds like a “Quit before being fired” kind of thing.

  • lucy

    Britney’s choice? Or was she ordered to do so by her father, Jamie Spears.

  • Sam

    The show sucks so I’m not surprised she doesn’t want to be associated with it.

  • Emily

    Her thing is being a nutcase.

  • Annie

    Nope I seriously doubt this is a case of “quit before fired” thing. This is genuinely the best move for her career. The X-factor was fun and a great different experience for Brit – but if she stayed on for more than 1 season that would have started cementing a public image as a FORMER pop singer for her. A pop singer with the potential for a long term career like Brit hardly wants that. Britney has plenty of money and fans so she has the freedom to pick and choose her next move!

  • mick

    I think Simon fired her but will take the high road and let everyone think she quit.

  • LARA

    Britney signed contract just for one season, so how she was fired?

  • stacy

    i feel really bad for britney. she doesnt know how to dance or perform anymore, her looks are long gone, and judging from what i saw on the show she doesnt even have much of a personality now. she should focus on her kids and family i think thats what shes truly good at now.

  • Diedre

    I really wish this poor girl could just enjoy some down time. Maybe figure out who she is outside of the public arena. I can’t help but feel that she is being encouraged to constantly perpetuate her sexy persona so that every dollar can be wrung out of her before she is too old to be viable in that capacity.
    After that, what is she left with? And I mean that on a personal level, not a financial one. It seems everybody is making their money off of Britney without any consideration as to what is best for her.
    To me, she appears to be a very fragile young woman. I wish somebody would say ‘Enough’ and just take care of her for a while.

  • Lori

    Doesn’t surprise me. Demi won Best Competition Show Judge at the PCA’s beating both her and Christina, so I guess after that, Britney realized she wouldn’t be back. It’s always better to quit while your ahead. I’m curious now wondering who he’s gonna replace her with??? I can think of a few people I would like to see, but we all know Simon loves to play games so I imagine he won’t make an announcement till the last minute

  • XxXxX

    PFFFFFFTHAHAHAHAHA She “hopes to set out on a new tour”?? HAHA. For what? Pretending to be singing when she’s lipsynching AGAIN?? lmfao! Joke of the year..!

  • ness

    hmmm, wow!!

  • ANNE

    Britney CD /

  • yeahit’strue

    When does the Britney saga end. Total phoney life. Feel sorry for her. She probably couldn’t tell you what day it was. Should be back to real life, use her money to relax for the next 20 or 30 years. Whoever is her “manager”, hope they’re proud of what they’ve done. Money…. yes, good for her soul….no way.

  • Margaret

    She’s trying to save face. No matter what they report, she was not asked to come back to X Factor. She needs to get out of the spotlight and be glad she has enough money to live the high life.

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  • DJB

    @Clementine: Amen!

  • Chel

    She should just retire and focus on her health and raising her children. Her time has passed and she doesn’t seem into performing or being in the business anymore. If you don’t have passion, you’ll never sustain success in the industry.

  • Amazing

    Amazing, truly amazing. That’s the only word I can think to describe this situation, amazing. really, she’s amazing.

  • Kelly

    Good one!

  • Sarah.

    Well, she was kinda a dissapointment as a judge. But I was hoping she would return and be better. Although, I didn’t think she would. She made so many awkward faces during he season!

  • sandi

    I think people fail to give her credit for the work she did as a mentor. She did a great job as a mentor for the teens! Her creative visions for their backdrops, outfits, choreography and song choices…. she did great! She did wonderful with CarlyRose. She may not have been snarky at the judges table, but she WORKED for her artists and I am actually sad to see her go….. but I watch for the music…. NOT THE JUDGES!

  • http://Yahoo Greg

    First Fired, then she quits.. What’s up??

  • Cheryl A.

    I agree with you. She is a singer/dancer and she did a great job on the show. It was something totally new and out of her element. People need to give her a break already. I can’t wait for her new CD. I have them all and love them. She is in no way old or washed up and people need to get a life.

  • Cheryl A.

    I think the millions of people who buy her CD’s and go to her concerts would disagree with you. When she releases her new CD and it sells millions look in the mirror and tell yourself I was right.

  • Cheryl A.

    @blur: @XxXxX:
    Most performers who do that much dancing on stage lip sync because its almost impossible to sing at the same time without becoming exhausted. do your research.

  • Heather

    They should have never ever Gotten Britney thier in the first place.

  • Sandy

    What music career?She doesn’t sing,in fact,never sang.Lip-synching and auto-tune aren’t singing.She’s a fraud and only didn’t retire because she’s still under that weird conservatorship and that because her handlers(dad and mom) will exploit her until she’s too old to “perform” and lip-synch,or too crazy to obbey their orders.
    And she’ will record another album full of auto-tunes to hide that the fact that she doesn’t sing.At least i know i won’t buy her album.I prefer to buy an album of a real singer,not a fraud that can’t sing and perform.She should retire,raise her boys and forget her fake “career”.I doubt she quit that crappy show,or she was fired or they didn’t want her anymore.A fake singer can’t judge real singers,right?

  • pepper

    Thank goodness because her Denham Springs roots showed with her judging people and talent. Her choices were ovious.

  • Sam

    For whatever the reason, and unless one of us is in her circle, she is moving on… who really cares…no matter what she does, where she goes, I still have to get up, go to work every morning just to put food on the table.

  • the_boyfriend

    Good because I won’t have to sit through that awful show next year, the only reason I watched was Britney.
    Queen needs to focus on the next Album instead of.

  • Sweet

    Congrats to Britney if she’s making another album. I dont think X Factor suited her, she always seemed very off standish and distant and I didnt see her connecting or nurturing to the people on her team when they were eliminated. Where was your personality Britney?

  • Me

    sounds like you should be following your own advice…

  • sharoo

    Who really cares…I mean so what. All she could say was, ” that was amazing…”

  • GLK

    I wish Britney Spears would just quit, period.

  • GLK

    @Wtf: I agree. She needs to just get somewhere……somewhere else.

  • GLK

    @Eric: What she does is not music. She’s an airhead that would serve the universe better if she just dropped off the face of the earth.

  • Rustybart

    @Wtf: You know the one thing I have always noticed . That the people who Can’t Dance, Can’t Sing ,That have No beauty (Outer or Inner) and Oh yes have No Money. Are the one’s who demean themselves important enough to set in Judgement of some one who has it all. She could care less about anything you say and think. So continue on with what your good at ” NOTHING” and she will also. Go Brit !!!!

  • Jame

    “Eric” had the best (and most intelligent) comment of everyone … Britney really did suck as a judge … she just came off as a disassociated air head … She does make great music though, also partly from being such a manufactured pop star (i.e. air head). Thankj you for leaving the show Britney.

  • melvin

    Is what she does actually called music? I don’t see how she is qualified to judge anyone’s music potential.

  • melvin

    When? What? Who? and HOW?

  • Gorda

    They fired her. She wants to look good so she is making it seem as though she pull the plug. Please bitch just go away.

  • KissThis

    I don’t believe being a judge of anything was ever the right gig for Britney. How does someone who lip-syncs during every performance judge someone else’s LIVE singing? Though I love Brit and her music, she had no place being a judge in the first place.