After much speculation, it looks like Britney Spears could finally be closing in on a deal to be a judge on this years X Factor USA.
Britney is rumoured to be closing in on a deal to sign a $15million contract to join the judging panel of X Factor USA, it has been claimed. According to TMZ.com, Britney will soon be finalising her contract for the show, after her team work out the 'fine points' of the deal.
Once the contract has been agreed, it has to be approved by Britney's father Jamie, who is also her conservator, before being approved by the judge who 'oversees the conservatorship'.
However, a source told the gossip website that it is a 'virtual certainty' that the deal will go ahead. The report came after X Factor boss Simon Cowell admitted yesterday that he was desperate to have Britney join him and L.A. Reid on the panel for the new show, after Paula Abdul and Nicole Sherzinger were not asked to return as judges.
Talking to TMZ.com, Simon admitted he could not reveal too much about the negotiations, but did say that he is expecting to hear back from the Toxic singer's people within the week. He said: 'I would love to have her on the show ... I think she would be a fascinating person to sit next to.' Watch this space!
Do you think Britney would make a good judge on the show?