All eyes on her in the center of the ring just like a circus. Yes, folks, in a case of life imitating art, Britney Spears will indeed be under intense scrutiny come this fall when she takes a seat alongside Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid, and a yet-to-be-named fourth judge on Season 2 of The X Factor.
Spears will be compensated handsomely for her troubles, of course. The Cowell-produced singing competition is reportedly paying her $15 million for a single season, according to E!
Fox had no comment on the report.
Spears is joining X Factor after an inaugural season that scored decent ratings that were nevertheless considered a disappointment relative to the amount of hype and press the show received. As a result, executive producer Cowell fired judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, plus host Steve Jones, earlier this year.
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