Janet Jackson rumoured for X Factor USA

X FactorJanet Jackson is reportedly in talks to become a judge on the X Factor USA.

According to The Hollywood Reporter the singer is in talks with producers of the Fox series about joining as a judge though the entertainment news-site reports discussions are still in an early stage.

Simon Cowell is currently searching for at least two new judges to join the X Factor USA after it was revealed that Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger would not be returning for a second season. The Fox series will also be looking for a new presenter as Steve Jones has also confirmed he won’t be returning either.

Other names mooted as new judges include Mariah Carey and Katy Perry. Earlier this week Kelly Rowland hinted she would be interested in moving to the American X Factor; the singer was a judge on the UK X Factor for its most recent years but reports indicate she will not be returning for another season, read more here >>