Following a surprising firing after season one of the United States X Factor concluded, Nicole Scherzinger is now headed to the UK to be a judge in their version.
The show’s official Twitter account broke the news:
— The X Factor (@TheXFactor) June 15, 2012
Scherzinger was teamed up with Simon Cowell, LA Reid, and Paula Abdul on X Factor US but was fired alongside Abdul and show host Steve Jones following the end of the season. She was initially close to becoming Jones’ co-host but was moved to a judge seat after Cheryl Cole was kicked off the judging panel during the audition tapings