There has been a lot of talk about the future of Louis Walsh as a judge on the panel of the hit television series The X Factor, with many claiming that the only judge that has been on the panel for every season is finally being replaced. These suggestions gained weight when Simon Cowell confirmed that Cheryl Cole was returning to The X Factor judging panel to replace Sharon Osbourne.
According to reports, Cheryl Cole has been begging Simon Cowell to get rid of Louis Walsh, as she feel that he adds nothing to The X Factor and would rather have somebody else on the panel who good give some solid advice. Well it seems that Simon has taken Cheryl's comments on board and has decided to give Louis the boot and replace him with someone who knows what the contestants are going through.
It has been confirmed that One Direction singer Liam Payne will replace Louis Walsh as a judge on The X Factor. Liam is ideal for the role as he has experience all aspects of the show. Liam was rejected at the judges houses stage, before returning again a year later and once again being told he was not good enough. Fortunately though, someone had the bright idea of putting him together with Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik, creating the boyband One Direction The rest, as they say, is history.
With Liam Payne joining Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole on the new look judging panel for the new season of The X Factor, we now have arguably the best judging panel in the history of The X Factor. We cannot wait to see what pearls of wisdom Liam will be giving the contestants.
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