Nicole Scherzinger 'Leaving X Factor At End Of Year'
Sharon Osbourne claims all the judges are planning to quit the show...
And then there were none! Nicole Scherzingeris reported to be considering leaving Sharon Osbourne, writing in her autobiography Gary Barlowconfirmed on Saturday night's show that [uuid=f1a053a4-2694-4ee4-8f29-b7f7e91f223f]Louis Walsh have both previously said they won't be returning.
Relating a backstage chat between the judges back in August, Osbourne wrote: "We were drained, all four of us, and began talking about what we were going to do next year.
"Gary planned to go back on tour and work on a new album because that's what he does, that's his day job.
"It was the same for Nicole; she was going back into the studio and then on tour. They were both leaving to get back to their lives. Louis too had decided it was time to bow out."
We told you yesterday how Simon Cowell is reported to be planning a return to the UK version of the show in 2014.
Meanwhile, it has emerged that the show will face one of its biggest ratings challenges yet on Sunday, 15 December - when it will go head-to-head with the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year.
An X Factor source told The Mirror: "There is no question of rescheduling our show. It's a shame because it's never good to have direct competition like this."
Next weekend's X Factor results show will feature guest performances from US stars Katy Perry and Robin Thicke.