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Expendable Cheryl Cole Replaced by Nicole Scherzinger as 'X Factor (US)' Judge

May 26, 2011 (4:12 am) GMT
The Girls Aloud star's English accent is said to be one of the factors for the replacement in addition to her lack of chemistry with another judge Paula Abdul.

is reportedly no longer judging "". TMZ reports that the 27-year-old British beauty is replaced by , who was actually billed to co-host the show with Steve Jones.

Rumor has it, Cole's English accent is too thick for American audience and producers were concerned that viewers would hardly understand it. Sources additionally say the singer was more expendable, and she and fellow judge have a lack of chemistry.

Cole is now said being wanted to return to the UK version of "". But she may turn down the offer and even cut ties with the franchise entirely because she is "royally pissed over how this situation was handled."

FOX has not responded to the report, while calls to 's camp have not been returned.

Cheryl Cole was announced to sit on the panel judge of "The X Factor (US)" in early this month. Paula Abdul was the last one signing up to join Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid and Cole. The foursome taped the show for the first time on May 8.

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