NICOLE Scherzinger shows off her own X Factor in a stunning black minidress and boots as she rejoins the judging panel for the Celebrity edition — alongside Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh.
First snaps of the new-look panel were unveiled yesterday alongside new pictures of the stars vying for the crown.
Nicole Scherzinger is making a glam return to the X Factor[/caption]
She’s making up judging panel, joining Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh as well as host Dermot O’Leary[/caption]
This year’s line-up includes reality star Megan McKenna, 27, actress Olivia Olson, 27, David Hasselhoff’s daughter Haley Hasselhoff, 27, Glee actor Kevin McHale, 31 and Eastender’s Jonny Labey, 26, for the unders.
And the overs category is made up of The Chase’s Jenny Ryan, 37, US chat show host Ricki Lake, 51, journalist Martin Bashir, 56, and actress Victora Ekanoye, 36.
The groups category sees influencers and bloggers Sofia, Alondra, Laura, Wendii and Natalie as V5 go up against former Love Island stars and CBBC presenters Max and Harvey Mills, both 16.
The eagerly-anticipated show will see stars like Megan McKenna compete for a record contract[/caption]
In the overs category we’ll see famous faces like US chat show host Ricki Lake[/caption]
Influencers and bloggers Sofia, Alondra, Laura, Wendii and Natalie make up V5 and will compete against the Love Islanders[/caption]
They’re joined by Levi, Thom and Ben who make up Try Star and ex-Strictly pro Brendan Cole, 43, and actor Jeremy Edwards, 48, finish the line up as Cole & Edwards.
Head judge Simon, 60, said he had no idea which celebs were being signed up until it was finalised but was pleasantly surprised.
He said: “I tell you what, I was really surprised and happy about how much they cared about being on the show.”
Head judge Simon says he had no idea who was being signed up to compete, but he was ‘really surprised and happy about how much they cared about being on the show’[/caption]