It has produced some great acts early on in it first season run - Josh Krajcik and Jazzlyn Little, for example - but The X Factor has NOT produced the kind of ratings Simon Cowell had initially hoped for.

At one point this summer, the former American Idol judge said he thought his new show could defeat his old and earn 20 million viewers per week. The actual results have been closer to 12 million.

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He may get away with saying almost anything as Captain Jack Sparrow, but Johnny Depp is at the center of a controversy due to remarks he makes in the latest issue of Vanity Fair.

In an interview with the magazine, the actor expresses his disdain for photo shoots by comparing them to rape, actually reiterating that word for emphasis.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced today that he would not seek the Republican presidential nomination for president, saying "now is not my time."

Urged to run by many Republicans of late, Christie made his FINAL decision last night, "knowing exactly what I wanted to do" for the first time in weeks.

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