X Factor to end next year?
- Bang Showbiz
- 2 November 2012
'The X Factor' will reportedly end next year, according to Simon Cowell's ex-girlfriend Sinitta
'The X Factor' will reportedly end next year.
The ITV1 show is currently in its ninth series and singer Sinitta says ex-boyfriend Simon Cowell will axe the programme after the next run in 2013.
She said: "I'm told next year is going to be the last. It'll have been 10 years."
However, a show source insists Simon - who quit his judging role lats year to work on the US version - has no plans to cancel 'The X Factor'.
The insider said: "There are no plans for it to end. It is one of the most successful shows in Britain."
The X Factor's current three-year deal with ITV runs out next year and negotiations on a new contract are expected to start after Christmas.
Meanwhile, 2010 winner Matt Cardle claims 'X Factor' bosses have snubbed him and won;t let him perform his new single on the show.
He said: "If they ask me then I would definitely do it but they won't ask me, I can promise you that."