ADVERTISEMENT

CELEBRITY

Paula Abdul will probably be the fourth X-Factor judge

Gallery Icon

editor - April 26, 2011

As Simon Cowell closes in on the final two to fill out the judges panel for the American version of the X Factor, it's clear he wants a mix of personalities, ranging from the cool respected professional (LA Reid) to the emotionally unstable drunk (guess).

"I've always wanted Paula," Cowell told Deadline. "Always been very vocal about that. I missed her the second she left the show ["American Idol"]. Always loved working with her even though she can be a pain. And I've been consistent about this. I don't know what it is about her, but I've always clicked with her. You just have to get that chemistry, and she's right. I've never found anyone better than her. I think there's a good chance it will be her. We've agreed that we would meet as many people as possible, and now we're reaching the deadline we've got to make the decision soon. But I think she's got a really good shot."

So the four judges will probably be Simon, Reid, Paula and Cheyl Cole from the British version of Factor. Which means it won't be long until we see Paula drunk and telling a losing contestant, "You've just been X-Factored!", because she doesn't really understand what the deal is here.



Comments
Disclaimer: All rights reserved for writing and editorial content. No rights or credit claimed for any images featured on egotastic.com unless stated. If you own rights to any of the images because YOU ARE THE PHOTOGRAPHER and do not wish them to appear here, please contact us info(@)egotastic.com and they will be promptly removed. If you are a representative of the photographer, provide signed documentation in your query that you are acting on that individual's legal copyright holder status.



>