Kelly Rowland Takes Cheryl Cole's UK 'X-Factor' Spot

kelly rowland header pic Kelly Rowland Takes Cheryl Cole's UK 'X Factor' Spot

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I’m not sure who she pissed off, but Cheryl Cole is has most definitely rubbed someone the wrong way.  Last week the British pop star was told to dump her boyfriend, lose weight, and get a new look.  That was closely followed by her being fired from the judges panel on X-Factor.

Cole had been a favorite on the UK show and the US producers were itching to get her over here as eye candy, but later changed their mind saying that her accent was too strong for the American audience. Cheryl’s streak of bad luck continues over in her homeland, she’s been replaced on the British version of the show with former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland.

I guess Kelly’s accent isn’t too strong for British audiences.

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Cole may be partially to blame for getting the ax this time around, according to the Daily Mail producers have been trying to contact Cole about returning to the show but she’s been so upset over her American rebuff that she hasn’t answered their calls, ’She hasn’t returned phone calls. And you can’t exactly negotiate with someone who won’t even speak to you.’

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Maybe judging just isn’t your thing Cheryl, maybe it’s time to go back to girl-grouping.


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