Britney Spears Makes 'The X Factor' Exit Official
The Princess of Pop confirms she won’t be returning for another season to focus on her music.
Britney Spears has officially taken her final bow as a judge on The X Factor.
In light of rampant reports this week that the songstress is leaving the popular singing competition show, the 31-year-old has confirmed today she won’t be back for a second season, Celebuzz has confirmed.
"I've made the very difficult decision not to return for another season,” Spears said in a statement obtained by Celebuzz. “I had an incredible time doing the show and I love the other judges and I am so proud of my teens, but it's time for me to get back in the studio.
“Watching them all do their thing up on that stage every week made me miss performing so much!” she added. “I can't wait to get back out there and do what I love most.”
Celebuzz was the first to report that planning meetings for Season 3 of The X Factor have been underway and the "Toxic" singer's participation going forward wasn't on the agenda.
The rumor mill is already buzzing that the blonde beauty will hit the Las Vegas stage to perform in her very own Celine Dion-style show, with a source telling Celebuzz that die-hard Brit fans could see her take over the main stage mic sooner than we think.
“She is very interested in a Vegas residency," a source close to the singer told Celebuzz, "and is in serious talks with one of the major casino groups."
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