Louis Walsh Confirmed For The X Factor 2012?
Simon Cowell has reportedly offered him £1million to return to the panel...
SiCo reportedly believes Walsh is 'instrumental' in the success of The X Factor, with a source telling the tabloid: "Louis is the only judge who has been verbally offered a deal."
"Despite all the reports that he has been sacked, he is 100 per cent nailed on to be back - if he wants the job."
They continued: "Simon trusts Louis. There's no way he'd get rid of him. Gary, Tulisa and Kelly are really put out. They aren't guaranteed a return, but Louis can plan for the next series if he wants to."
The insider added that Tulisa, Gary and Kelly will have to "sweat it out" before learning their fate, stating it could be five months before they find out whether they've secured their seats on the panel for 2012.
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