TMZ and MTV News promptly put X Factor back into the music news agenda for the new week by confirming that former Disney Channel star Demi Lovato will be the fourth judges chair on the retooled US version of X Factor. Reports indicate that Lovato is expected to officially announce her involvement with the show at the Fox Network’s upfront advertising presentation today. Although other news outlets have regularly leaked judge oriented happening of the show to a level of common knowledge among viewers, Fox nor any expected X Factor judge has officially commented about the confirmed involvement of Demi Lovato, or Britney Spears.
As speculations have swirled to date, Lovato has been met with some audience disapproval, claiming that the 19 year old is too young and inexperienced to be judging the talent of others. Brintey Spears, the other expected judge import, has been welcomed with waves of excitement for both fans and the industry alike. E! News officially confirmed on May 9th for that Spears would become a judge for a one year $15 million contract.