Kelly Rowland X Factor Return 'Unlikely'?
Reports claim Katy Perry could be a temporary replacement for the star...
Kelly Rowland is reportedly 'unlikely' to return for this year's series of Gary Barlow has been confirmed as a judge, though Tulisa and Louis Walsh are both thought to be days away from signing new deals.
Recently it was claimed that Katy Perry's name has been mentioned in connection with the job as she filled in for Dannii Minogue during her maternity leave.
However, insiders say Katy will be unable to commit to a full-time mentoring role so speculation is likely to continue.
As a show spokesman told the Daily Mail: "The panel has not been finalised yet."