It has been claimed for quite some time now, that The X Factor judge Kelly Rowland would not be returning for a second season. However, an insider for the ITV singing competition has revealed that Simon Cowell was pleased with the work she did on the show and would love to have her back. A friend of the former Destiny’s Child singer also stated that Kelly had a great time on the show and has not yet ruled out a return.
The X Factor insider explained, "It seems to be taken as read that Kelly is not coming back but that is wrong. Simon Cowell and executive producer Richard Holloway were very pleased with her on last year's show and would have her back. It's at an early stage and discussions have yet to start. But Kelly is still very much in the mix."
A friend of Kelly Rowland added, "Kelly had a great time and is actually very keen to come back. She loved all the drama, even when it was pretty harsh against her. Kelly is a tough cookie and a few barbs from viewers or whoever is water off a duck's back to her. Yes, it was a draining experience and one she probably didn't realise at the outset was going to be quite so gruelling. But mentoring her acts, especially Misha B, was really rewarding for her and she loved it. Talks haven't started but they will soon."
So, while we all expected Kelly Rowland to turn her back on The X Factor and quit as her position of a judge on the UK singing competition, it seems that nothing is yet finalised. Would you like to see Kelly Rowland return for another season of The X Factor? Who would be you dream X Factor judging panel?