Cheryl Cole Confirmed As X Factor USA Judge
The Girls Aloud star has stated she's "excited" to be taking part in the show..
Cheryl Colehas been officially confirmed as a fully-fledged judge on The X Factor USA.
Girls Aloud star has finally found out that she Simon Cowelland music mogul, L.A. Reid.
In a statement, Cole said of her new job: "I'm so excited to be taking part in the American version of The X Factor. I absolutely love it here in the UK and with the talent they have out in America, I'm sure we're going to find someone very special. I can't wait to get started."
"I just can't decide whether I am more excited to find and nurture the talent or for the unbelievable amount of amusement and entertainment I will have watching Simon doing everything and anything he can to beat me."
The 27-year old joked: "He's tried to beat me for three years in the U.K, and hasn't even come close. His ego must be so bruised. America is gonna love this."
Simon Cowell also stated: "I'm thrilled for Cheryl. She is massively excited about this show, and has been fantastic to work with. She is also a complete brat! Most importantly, this girl can spot talent."
Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company continued: "Cheryl Cole has the whole The X Factor package: She's an incredibly talented artist and performer, as well as a style icon, and she has that special charisma that draws in fans around the world.
"Cheryl's charm and chemistry with Simon have been a key part of the overwhelming success of The X Factor in the U.K, and we can't wait to welcome her to the U.S on our air."
The X Factor USA's executive producer Cecile Frot-Coutaz agreed: "As a young artist whose talent show discovery led to almost immediate stardom, Cheryl's career exemplifies the promise of The X Factor."
He explained: "Her empathy and passion for identifying and nurturing undiscovered talent has made her a huge hit with British audiences, and I have no doubt America will fall in love with her beauty, her accent and her incredible chemistry with Simon Cowell."
Chezza is the third judge to be confirmed for the Fox show, with one final place on the US panel still up for grabs.