Is The X Factor Trying To Snag Miley Cyrus For A Judging Gig, Too?

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Dang, X Factor, how much money are you playing with? Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid must be scooping gold doubloons out of their personal coin-filled swimming pools right now, because new rumors suggest that Miley Cyrus is in talks to be an X Factor judge in addition to one Miss Britney Spears. “There have been talks with Miley,” a source admitted to Celebuzz, though the names Fergie, Avril Lavigne and Demi Lovato have also been bandied about. The clear solution is to just hurry up and hire all of them, Simon. So you can only get a fresh stack of cashmere v-necks and your entire body waxed every other month. It is a small price to pay for quality television!

Meanwhile, it’s been almost a month since we heard that no, for realsies this time, Britney is about to sign on as an X Factor judge to the tune of a cool $15 million (or $16 million, depending on who you asked). The fact that nothing has officially happened yet doesn’t necessarily mean Britney Spears is out of the running in favor of Miley Cyrus, though. And considering the show’s second season doesn’t start until September, we’re betting we’ll hear a lot more “rumors” in months to come. Actually, we’ll go ahead and start some right now. Jessie J! Mandy Moore! Madonna! Um, Beyonce! Again!

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