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Britney Spears quits The X Factor

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After reports surfaced that she would probably be fired, Britney Spears quit The X Factor after just one season. reports the show’s producers thought Spears didn’t meet the expectations that came with her $15 million contract, even though the show’s producer said ratings were up with Spears on the panel. 

The news that Spears is leaving follows an announcement that another judge, L.A. Reid, is also leaving the show. also reported Spears was departing, and that she had reportedly decided to focus more on her own music career.

A successor for Britney Spears is expected to be announced soon.