Gah! There are just too many X Factor rumors swirling around right now. It’s enough to drive a super fan completely nuts.
With Cheryl Cole still hotly-tipped to join the U.S. version and Simon Cowell‘s recent departure, there’s obviously some spots to be filled. And the latest name that’s been tossed into the ring: Ozzy Osbourne
According to The Sun, the 62-year-old English rocker is reportedly “set to replace Cheryl Cole,” while producers are supposedly in discussion over the venture. Um, this is a guy who famously blamed the hit reality TV competition for “killing music” when his wife, Sharon, was still a judge on the show, mind you. He also said it was “turning music into WWF.” Haha!
“Ozzy would be a controversial choice but he can really bring something different to the show,” said a source. “Sharon was a big hit and we think Ozzy can do well too.”
While I’m still holding out for Boy George to get an invite, I think Ozzy would be absolute riot on The X Factor. On top of his 40-plus years in the music biz, I think he’d be far more entertaining than former Spice Girl Melanie Brown. Miss Sporty Spice recently teased that she might be appearing on the show next year.
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