Sweeping Changes At Fox’s ‘X Factor’

Not only are host Steve Jones and judge Nicole Scherzinger exiting from the Fox show, but now a Simon Cowell insider says that Paula Abdul won’t be returning as an X Factor judge next season.

Cole Out As ‘X Factor’ Judge, Scherzinger In

After a swirl of rumors that Cole would be dropped, Fox and X Factor producers confirmed the switch Monday that moves Nicole Scherzinger from co-host to judge of the show created by Simon Cowell.

‘X Factor’ Judge Jumble: Cole Out, Scherzinger In