Sharon: I won't fight with Nicole
Sharon Osbourne has vowed there will be no catfights on the X Factor judging panel this year.
The comeback judge reckoned there would be no sniping between her and fellow judge Nicole Scherzinger as she's a good mate, says the Daily Mirror.
Asked about the chances of fighting with Nicole, she said: "It is not going to happen because if anyone had done their homework they would know she was my guest at judges' homes. We have been friends for years. They are not going to get anything on this one because we are friends."
Ex-Pussycat Doll Nicole agreed: "Sharon just kind of took me under her wing and she is really lovely as a woman. It's really nice to see other women in the industry who are kind and give empowerment to others. That's rare.
"Girls, we're catty and there's insecurity but she's a special breed, she's just awesome. She's outrageous and fun and a riot."
But Sharon, 60, was slightly more scathing when asked if she would be calling Nicole, who was last year's winning mentor, before the live shows to check there were no outfit clashes.
She scoffed: "That is the most ridiculous thing I have heard today. The Queen doesn't have to do that. Please. All my stuff is one of my kind couture, don't be ridiculous."
Ozzy Osbourne's wife also said she'd prefer not to get the groups as her category, saying: "Five and six people in a band, who can deal with that? One person's name is enough."