Just like that, Cheryl Cole’s place as one of the judges on the upcoming US X Factor has all but disappeared into thin air. According to music mogul Simon Cowell, who is also her best friend both on screen and off screen, the Promise This singer has not been signed to become one of the judges. It looks like the US TV Network Executives who questioned Cheryl’s marketability in the US has been heard by those in the higher position.
Despite the uncertainty, Simon is quick to say that he’s trying to shake up the format a bit. According to reports, Simon will instead peg Cheryl as the mentor of the show. How exactly that would work we have no idea.
We guess one shouldn’t be on the lookout for a property in LA first if one hasn’t signed legally binding contract that says one will become a US X Factor judge. Something, that for the time being, Cheryl Cole will not be.