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Cheryl Cole

Gone From 'X Factor'

FOREVER!!!

6/6/2011 9:43 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Cheryl Cole is officially gone from "X-Factor" -- this, after Fox and Fremantle tried to resuscitate her deal.

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As TMZ reported, FOX and Fremantle had fired Cole as a judge on the show because she lacked chemistry with the other judges, but Fremantle and Fox had a change of heart after figuring out how much money they would eat by paying Cheryl her fee -- so they tried getting her back.

The overture didn't work, so Nicole Scherzinger -- who was originally picked as the host -- will now take Cheryl's place as a judge. Nicole's role was in limbo while Fox and Fremantle were trying to get Cheryl back as a judge.

The new host is Steve Jones, a former model and UK TV personality.

Sounds like a mess.

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16.

Jim in Cali    

@Alexis Proven talents like Paula Abdul? Are u serious? Paula never sang a note in her career either.

Cheryl >>> Nicole >>>> Paula

1214 days ago
17.

Rain    

@Alexis, I agree. Those excuses about her being fired cause audiences didnt understand her accent are just that, excuses. The real reason she was fired was cause she was having a diva attitude, had a bad negative attitude and didnt wanna be in the auditions, plus those reported fight with Nicole. She is nothing but trash. She depends 100% on other people for her success. If it wasnt for her sugar daddy Cowell she wouldnt have gotten that gig in the firt place. She has no talent so she depends 100% on what other people can do for her. FOX and Freemantle made her sign an agreement that said she could be sacked at anytime without any notice, they were in their right to sack her whenever they wanted and she knew. With her horrid attitude she wont get a job anywhere.

1214 days ago
18.

Snoogs    

Pardon me whilst I attempt to give a sh*t.

1214 days ago
19.

Truth    

WELL OF COURSE... WHY WOULD SHE GO BACK IF SHE GETS $1.5 MIL FOR SITTIN HER AZZ AT HOME??? I'D SIT MY AZZ OUT TOO. NICE SEVERANCE PAY. NOW SHE CAN GET SOMETHING ELSE AND MAKE 2X OR MORE THE MONEY. NEXT!!

1214 days ago
20.

Smooch    

Bad press is not always good press. I really am not interested in watching this show. I wasn't super hyped to begin with but if Simon and his cronies can't get their business in order what makes me think the show side will be up to par?

1214 days ago
21.

fanboymagazine    

A shame because we had a great day at the Chicago x_factor taping recently and Cheryl was both a good judge and a crowd-pleaser. Damn cute, too. I don't agree with their objections; she's got UK mojo and an American audience to win over. I don't think that a Pussycat Doll will hold up as well.

1214 days ago
22.

World Record    

I know this girl, she would have been a hit, I watched the X factor ans she was great, I understood everything she said. She didn't turn down the money she was fired for no reason, she never asked for 2.5 million, she gets paid 1.5 million dollars for doing the show, or as we say mot doing the show.Simon made a very bad mistake and probably ruined his name in the UK. This girl has great morals and a great work ethic, BAD DECISION BY FOX. This girl is a story from rags to riches without a doubt. LOVE YOU CHERYL COLE

1214 days ago
23.

Maryanne    

Why so many people from the UK? I was under the impression we had talented people here. Why the UK model?

1214 days ago
24.

Sky    

Glad that fake ass bitch wont be on the show anymore. This news made my day. She's nothing but an opportunist, no wonder in the UK they call her "Greedy Tweedy". Cheryl Tweedy can go back to the UK where she belongs. That talentless racist hag got paid $1.5 million for doing nothing! If it wasnt for her sucking on Simon's ******he wouldnt be anywhere in life. Glad that FOX got to see the real jerk that she is and let her go. Thet never wanted her in the first place. Nicole was always the first choice as judge. Glad that now things are they way they're supposed to be.

1214 days ago
25.

GB2    

Still wondering who this Cheryl Cole person is and why is she still being forced on us? Tired of listening to her theatrics and whining. Wah! Wah! Wah!

1214 days ago
26.

Phreaky    

"The new host is Steve Jones, a former model and UK TV personality." - The biggest trend that needs to die is having a British spokesperson on these reality shows - they are annoying! I've seen a dozen in the last year. It's not personal, I like British accents, it's just the cheesy-ness of these executives thinking reality shows need a British host, as if it's classier or some gimmick or something.
Please let this trend die.

1214 days ago
27.

Phreaky    

Cheryl Cole is super annoying -- and it was in the Daily Mail every day for the last 6 weeks that she wanted this job to make her "celebrity bigger in America" - stay in your own country. It's obvious we don't need more talentless reality stars. We have enough thank you. And it's obvious you didn't want the job, you just wanted to make yourself more popular. Screw that.

1214 days ago
28.

PeterTamos    

Finally the Talentless Cheryl 'Who? is Off the USA TV's She is only famous in the UK for her footballer husband sex stories! Cheryl cant sing, cant dance and has No Style! A media hungry woman! Many Here in the US dont need another one from the UK! Bring talented British like Adele, Amy Winehouse, George Michael and Kylie Minogue!FINALLY Some Good News Thanks TMZ

1214 days ago
29.

Ziggy    

NO!!!!! Nicole is soooo C-list, plus she looks like the Thai Ladyboy from Hangover 2!!

1214 days ago
30.

Ben    

No*****ching it anyway so it does not mater. :)

1214 days ago
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