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Britney to 'X Factor'

I Quit, Y'all!!!

1/10/2013 6:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Britney Spears
will NOT be a judge on "X Factor" next season -- and it's entirely her doing ... TMZ has learned.
 
We have unimpeachable sources who tell us Britney loves the show but wants to focus on her music ... which she is doing right now.  Britney is in the studio recording her 8th album, with some help from Will.i.am and producer Hit-Boy, the brains behind Kanye and Jay-Z's "N****s in Paris."

One of our sources tells us ... "Britney loves Simon, she likes Demi Lovato but her thing is music."

We're told after she completes the album, Britney is seriously considering going on tour again.

Walking away from $15 mil ...Yeah, she's that rich.

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166.

wyattspoppa    

Eh, I'm bored enough to comment on a rainy day, the show features a guy who's talented at the "love-to-hate-him" thing, a "singer" not exactly at the height of her career and a kid who only cut her first album 4 years ago...What is she, 19 and judging a talent show? ! Spears giving up a weekly show as big as X might be a mistake, her "legion" of fans aren't 14 any more and probably don't care for her bubble-gum pop music in College.

561 days ago
167.

TJ    

Hopefully, Khloe the cow,will quit,too!

561 days ago
168.

USArmy    

Must be nice to be able to thumb your nose at 15 million. Wish she would throw some of those crumbs my way.

561 days ago
169.

Bob    

Walking away from that job after just a year seems a bit premature to me, but I imagine her manager is concerned she'll be known as a TV host, not a singer. I would imagine that at her height in popularity she was earning quite a bit more than 15 million per year touring. However, is she capable of going on tour? She's no longer that 17 year-old girl, who was unburdened by mental illness and parental obligations.

561 days ago
170.

AFTRA    

That show is a MESS especially with those terrible two hosts!

561 days ago
171.

notalawyer    

This is fabricated she did not quit she was FIRED

561 days ago
172.

MeanTerminator    

She must have felt real uncomfortable being paid $15m for opining "It was good."!

561 days ago
173.

Bill    

Britney was fired! ha ha!

561 days ago
174.

Anonymous    

I love Britney Spears & also enjoy X-Factor a lot. Be glad when they come back on. I thought she was a good judge.

561 days ago
175.

MeanTerminator    

She must have felt real uncomfortable being paid $15m for opining "It was good."!

561 days ago
176.

oBAMa    

Oh please. She is so transparent. She knew she would be getting the axe so she "quit" before they could fire her. And as for her "music"...we don't need any more garbage on the radio, we have enough as it is.

561 days ago
177.

MeanTerminator    

although she was nice to look at, I'd rather it be her than demi who fit her part like a glove.

561 days ago
178.

wwomp526    

Thank you , you sucked so bad KCCO

561 days ago
179.

Nina    

AMAZING

561 days ago
180.

Jae    

I think that conversation went more like this: "You can't fire me ya'll, I quit!"

561 days ago
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