Cheryl is said to be quitting The X Factor to focus on her music career….according to a spokesperson for The X Factor…
Cheryl, first appeared as a Judge for The X Factor series in 2008. She has been a great judge and mentored singers including: Reggie ’N’ Bollie, Alexandra Burke and Joe McElderry
According to reports, Cheryl met with Simon Cowell and notified him of her decision to to return to the show.
“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. 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.
Cheryl has been a great judge and mentor during her time on The X Factor, from her early years of winning with two of her acts through to last year’s series where she took into the final. We’d like to thank Cheryl for her contribution to the show and wish her all the best with her return to music.” Simon Cowell
On a positive notes for Dermot O’Leary fans he has been confirmed to be returning to the show