X Factor exit
Destiny's Child singer 'unlikely' to return...
11:36 27 April 2012
Kelly Rowland is unlikely to return as an X Factor judge, it has been claimed.
Fellow judges Louis Walsh and Tulisa Contostavlos are expected to sign up shortly, while Gary Barlow has already confirmed that he will be back for the new series.
The Daily Mail reports that its 95 per cent likely that the Destinys Child singer will not return to the talent show.
Kelly was great in the auditions, said a source. But when she joined the live shows it just seemed that she didnt really relax and enjoy herself.
And to be honest, she wasnt that popular with viewers.
There have been rumours that the reason comes down to money. It was recently revealed that Gary Barlow had signed a £2million deal for the next series.
A production company insider told the newspaper: We never negotiate a deal based on what another member of the show is getting as that would be ludicrous.
We left things to the last minute last time and theres no reason why we couldnt do it again.
A show spokesman commented: The panel has yet to be finalised.
Auditions for this years X Factor begin on May 15 in Cardiff.