Last week it was announced that Cheryl Cole had signed as the last judge for the American version of X Factor. However, today The Hollywood Reporter reported that her contract has been cancelled.
Cheryl Cole who is a successful British singer and was a member of the group Girls Aloud, a very successful UK vocal group had also been judging the UK version of X Factor alongside Simon Cowel for the past 3 years. It appears that there was no chemistry between her and Paula Abdul, so the show producers decided to cancel her contract, but hey pay her $1.5 million. “There was no spark, it was nobody’s fault. It just didn’t work.” a source told the Hollywood Reporter .