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Kim Kardashian

Khloe Was NOT Fired

from 'X Factor'

2/19/2013 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Khloe Kardashian did not go the way of Paula Abdul ... and Nicole Scherzinger ... and Cheryl Cole ... and Steve Jones ... and has NOT been 86'd from "X Factor" ... this according to Kim Kardashian.

Rumors have been swirling all week long ... that "X Factor" honchos didn't feel Khloe was a good fit for the show and won't be bringing her back as a co-host next season.

But last night at LAX, Kim told us, "A lot of people say a lot of incorrect things on the daily."

When we asked what really did happen, Kim said, "Probably nothing."

Our "X Factor" sources tell us ... no decision on Khloe's fate has been decided at this point ... but exec. producer Simon Cowell is definitely thinking about staffing for next season.

We're told Simon believes Khloe is definitely strong in certain areas ... and not strong in others.

Last season, Khloe didn't sign on to do the show until the last minute ... so, it doesn't seem like there's a rush to make the decision right now.

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