Simon Cowell confirms Victoria Beckham won’t return to American Idol

The talent show judge has decided Victoria definitely doesn’t have the X-Factor

Simon Cowell has revealed that Victoria Beckham definitely won’t be joining the American Idol judging panel.

Earlier in the week the talent show boss hinted that Mrs Beckham might be offered a more permanent spot after a recent guest appearance.

But after a massive backlash from critics for her gaunt appearance, it seems Mr Cowell has decided against it, ruling out her return once and for all.

‘That’s not going to happen,’ Simon said in an interview with OK! Magazine.

‘Absolutely not. Not because I don’t like her. It’s just not going to happen.’

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But the music mogul instead cited Cheryl Cole as the next possible candidate.

‘I think she would be great over here – Cheryl’s a star,’ he said.

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But it seems we might not have seen the back of Mrs Beckham completely, as reports suggest she may be given a guest styling job on the American show instead.

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The famous fashionista is in the running for the chance to style contestants on the show, but will take home a considerably smaller fee.

Sources suggest she’ll walk away with just £60,000 for her fashion advice, instead of the cool $1 million per show received by the judges.

Could Cheryl Cole be the next one to land the American Idol hot seat? Or would you prefer to see Victoria take the stage? Let us know your thoughts in the comments box below.

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