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Wednesday 5 August 2015

Cheryl will be 'departing' UK show

Published 05/05/2011 | 17:22

Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell
Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell

Judges for the UK version of The X Factor will be announced "in due course" according to ITV, following news that Cheryl Cole has landed a panel place in the US show.

However ITV's official X Factor website was unequivocal about the fact Cheryl would no longer be a judge at home.

A message posted on the site said: "It's with a pride-filled lump in our throat that today we announce Cheryl Cole's departure from the UK version of The X Factor."

Simon Cowell has ruled himself out as a UK mentor, but Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh will return.

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