The big announcement arrived on Monday (May 14) during Fox’s Upfront Presentation held at NYC’s Beacon Theater. Brit even tweeted a pic with fellow judges Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join The X Factor judging panel. I’m a huge fan of the show and now I get to be a part of the action. Simon and L.A. better watch out!” the 30-year-old pop star said in a statement.
“I’m so thrilled to join this legendary group of judges on [the show],” Demi, 19, added. “To be able to spend each week with Simon, L.A. and Britney watching the best that America has to offer is truly a dream come true.”
Pete Wentz, Mischa Barton, Ashley Madekwe, Theophilus London, and Fernando Garibay attended the Lexus Coachella Dinner on Friday sponsored by MAC cosmetics at Tinto at The Saguaro in Palms Springs, Calif.