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Dining With Simon Cowell, Rihanna Reportedly In Talks for U.S. 'X Factor'

December 30, 2010 (3:09 am) GMT
The dinner which sparked the 'X Factor' rumor took place at Barbados' famous Sandy Lane hotel, along with British retail mogul Sir Philip Green.
Rihanna

has sparked rumors she is lining up a role on 's latest TV talent show after she enjoyed dinner with the music mogul in Barbados. The Bajan beauty has been back in the Caribbean over Christmas to spend the holidays with her family, while Cowell has also been enjoying his annual festive trip to the island.

The pair met up on Monday, December 27 for dinner at Barbados' famous Sandy Lane hotel, along with British retail mogul Sir Philip Green. Rihanna revealed the meeting in a post on Twitter.com, telling fans, "Just had dinner w/ (with) Simon Cowell Philip Green, and Lucian G., and Ashley (thanks) Sandy Lane! Great night!"

The meeting has sparked rumors Rihanna is in negotiations with Cowell for a judging role on the U.S. version of British singing competition "", which he is planning to launch Stateside in 2011.

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