I'm not a judge on The X Factor.You're not currently a judge on The X Factor.No, I am not. But that's all I really think I should say.

And, with that exchange between Anderson Cooper and Janet Jackson yesterday, the singer made it sound very much like she'll be a panelist on season two of Simon Cowell's singing competition.

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Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones may be out, but Simon Cowell is in. All in. He's the man behind The X Factor and, to his credit, the first to admit that season one did not go as planned.

"Can I do it better than last year? Yes. Will it be better? Yes. But that takes hard work and a lot of planning," the judge/producer says in a new chat with Extra.

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It's official: Simon Cowell has not completely cleaned house on The X Factor.

With Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul and Steve Jones all out of the Fox singing competition, the network announced today that iconic music producer L.A. Reid would be back for season two.

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