Cheryl Cole Sacked From The X Factor USA
Nicole Scherzinger will reportedly replace her on the American panel...
According to Girls Aloud beauty was sent packing by producers over fears that her Geordie accent was going to be "too difficult for American audiences to understand."
The website also claims that Chezza was given the boot for having "lack of chemistry" with fellow panelist and US favourite, Paula Abdul.
TMZ reports that producers now want theNicole Scherzinger is reportedly gearing up to take Cole's seat on the show, ahead of its launch in September.
The American gossip website claims that the change over between Chezza and the ex-Pussycat Dolls star happened recently, leaving Welsh presenter Steve Jonesas the only host of the talent show.
Despite these reports, it is still unclear why Cheryl has left Simon Cowell's US series, with The Sun claiming that the North-East star could have quit because she was homesick.
A senior show source told the tabloid: "It hasn't worked out. She's homesick and wants to return to the UK. She's had enough. Whether she ends up back on UK X Factor is open to speculation."
There is currently no word from Cheryl's camp or X Factor representatives over Cole's exit from the show.
Filming of the latest auditions for The X Factor USA were due commence in Dallas, Texas later today.