Britney Spears quits X Factor

Britney Spears
Britney Spears Bang Showbiz

BRITNEY Spears has quit 'The X Factor' USA.

The 'Hold It Against Me' singer - who acted as a judge on the second series of the FOX reality TV show alongside Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and L.A. Reid - has decided not to return to the next season of the singing contest because she wants to concentrate on her own music career.

A source told gossip website TMZ: "Britney loves Simon, she likes Demi Lovato but her thing is music."

Britney - who was on a one-year $15 million contract and whose act Carly Rose made it to December's grand final - is currently in the studio working on her eighth studio album and after she completes the LP, the mother-of-two is considering going on tour again.

It was recently claimed the 31-year-old blonde was going to be given the axe from 'The X Factor' after disappointing producers with her "low energy" and providing "boring" feedback to contestants.

An insider said: "Britney will get the boot. Producers wanted her for the long haul, but it isn't working. They paid all that for her to say 'amazing' and offer half-claps.

"Simon wanted crazy Britney, but he got boring Britney."

As well as Britney leaving, producer L.A. confirmed last year, he won't be returning for a third series.

>>TV Guide and More TV News


Why not give Richmond River Gun Club a shot?

Why not give Richmond River Gun Club a shot?

Member for Lismore Thomas George gives his column for the week

Generous Lismore businesses help Northern River's couple

Generous Lismore businesses help Northern River's couple

Lismore businesses help Casino couple

Local community helps women 'catch their dreams'

Local community helps women 'catch their dreams'

Local Indigenous women raise funds to travel to Cairns

Local Partners