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Beyoncé Offered $500Million To Be X Factor USA Judge?

Simon Cowell is apparently 'desperate' to sign the Destiny's Child star...

Simon Cowell has reportedly offered Beyoncé a whopping $500million to be a judge on The X Factor USA.

According to Media Takeout, Cowell is 'desperate' to secure the former Destiny's Child singer in a bid to boost the show's ratings, following the departure of judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger.

Queen B joins the list of potential new US XF judges, with the likes of Mariah Carey, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj all tipped to be panellists.

A source told the website: "[Cowell] wants a big name female star on the panel. Mariah [Carey] is good, but she's not that hot today.

"He wants Beyoncé because that would immediately give him the bounce needed to beat American Idol."

Separate sources have since told E! Online that the rumours are 'unlikely to be true' with the $500million sum being "especially crazy."

Cowell has previously commented on the axing of Abdul, Scherzinger and host Steve Jones, stating: "I want to say a massive thank you to Paula, Nicole and Steve for being part of The X Factor last year. We had a lot of fun making the show together.

"I'm sure all three are going to have massive success in what they do next, but now is the time to thank them all for everything they did last year."

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