Steve Jones axed from X Factor USA

X Factor USAWelsh presenter Steve Jones has been axed from the American X Factor.

The presenter announced, via Twitter, he would not be returning to Fox‘s X Factor for the second season. Jones tweeted ‘I won’t be hosting next season, but I can’t complain as I’ve had a great time.’ Simon Cowell had previously hinted that there would be changes made to the X Factor ahead of its second series.

Shortly after news of Jones exit broke rumours once again surfaced claiming that Nicola Scherzinger would not return as a judge either. Once again her alleged departure has been put down to Scherzinger wishing to spend more time on her music career. There are also rumours that Paula Abdul will also not be returning for the second season.