R&B diva Kelly Rowland may not be returning to The X Factor as a judge and could be replaced by Katy Perry.
After months of speculations about the new line-up for the popular talent show, it has now been alleged that the 'Movtiation' singer is out and Katy could be in.
The 'Part Of Me' singer did a stint of judging when she stepped in to replace Danni Minogue at the audtion stages in 2010.
A source speaking to the Daily Mail claimed that Kelly is "95 per cent" unlikely to return to the X Factor, saying: "Kelly was great in the auditions, but when she joined the live shows it just seemed that she didn’t really relax and enjoy herself."
Money has been cited as a major factor in the singer’s possible exit from the show. Kelly was reported to be receiving $500,000 for her appearance, but wanted to treble her salary.
However, producers Thames TV and Syco blasted her demands and said they would not be ‘bounced’ into offering her a ‘truckload of money’.
One source said: "We never negotiate a deal based on what another member of the show is getting as that would be ludicrous," adding: "We left things to the last minute last time and there’s no reason why we couldn’t do it again."
Kelly Rowland, Ice Cube and Big Sean perform at Supafest 2012...
Kelly Rowland performs at Supafest 2012. (Photo credit:Eva Rinaldi / Splash News)