Tulisa 'Given The X Factor Boot'
Producer reported to have broken the bad news over dinner...
The Robster told BBC London: "It would be great if Gary was on it and I was on it.
"The audition dates run through my tour, so I just don't know if I can do it."
And meanwhile, The Mirror reports that SiCo has buried the hatchet with Barlow after holding peace talks.
A source said: "Simon and Gary are in a good place now – and Gary looks a good bet to be back on the show this year."
We told you yesterday how Mel B is reported to still be in the frame for a judging job.