Britney Spears Signs On To Be X-Factor Judge In $15 Million Deal

Britney’s back (and rich), bitch!

The pop queen will fill one of the judge seats on The X-Factor left vacant by the axings of Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, finally inking a $15 million deal that’s been under discussion for months, E! News reported yesterday.

Simon Cowell, the creator and a judge on the show, is said to have reached out to Britney personally to bring in some serious star wattage to the show.

E! quotes a source who is close to the star:

“The contract is signed. There’s been a lot of back and forth over the past few weeks as they negotiated the small details, but she’s on. It’s all completed and Britney is beyond excited. She’s ready for this… She can’t wait to sit down next to Simon at the judges’ table and give this everything she’s got. She is excited about showing the world that she can do this, and do this well. This is the perfect next stage in her career. Both Britney and Simon are very excited to work together.”

What do you guys think—will Britney Spears be the “nice” judge, like Paula was? Or will she end up surprising us with withering criticism?

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  • MKisNE

    can’t wait. the voice got kind of stale this year. this should be good.

  • William

    Jesus, now I have to watch this show.

  • Nick

    She looks like Willam in that picture.

  • Addyboo

    She’s a Southern girl, she’ll be nice. Maybe not Paula nice, but she might bring the Paula crazy, so I can’t wait!

    @Nick… I thought the same damn thing!

  • Spike

    Wasn’t watching the show before, def won’t be watching the show now.

  • ChrisC

    Paula Abdul, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, isn’t doing one of these shows kind of sign that you’re over? Most of the non-managers judging these shows are either hasbeens or never-weres. Please tell me this means Britney is over.

  • jason

    So the fake singer Britney is supposedly going to judge a talent show? No wonder the music industry is so bad in America.

  • Steve 2.0

    In what alternate universe is the “Queen of Auto-tune” qualified to judge anyone else’s talent?

  • Belize

    @Steve 2.0: “In what alternate universe is the “Queen of Auto-tune” qualified to judge anyone else’s TALENT?”

    In a world where dancing is also a talent. This world qualifies.

  • Santana

    @Steve 2.0: Britney does not use auto-tune. Maybe you should find out what auto-tune actually is before you make ridiculous statements like that. Feel free to start exploring the world of auto-tune by listening to anything relased by T-Pain or the Black Eyed Peas post-2007.

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