Cheryl quits the X Factor to concentrate on her music!
Cheryl (whatever surname she is using now) has officially quit the X Factor!
There had been rumours that the Geordie singer was looking to move away from the show to concentrate on her new budding romance with One Direction's Liam Payne...
But, it turns out she wants to focus on her music career!
Cheryl has said, 'I have had such an amazing experience being a judge on The X Factor. I have learnt so much and enjoyed nurturing talent but I’ve missed making music and am excited to be recording again.
'I want to thank everybody I have worked with along the way, especially Simon who I love to bits. I hope the show continues to produce stars and I wish them all the best.'
There is no bad blood though between Cheryl and the X Factor, Simon Cowell has revealed 'Cheryl and myself spoke about this. I totally understand her commitment to making more records.
'She has been amazing on the show and in the near future we will be working on other things together.'
So, there we go... that means there is only Simon Cowell confirmed for the judging panel on the next series!
He can be the nice and nasty judge... and then throw water on himself!
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