Tulisa In Line For £450,000 X Factor Pay Rise

Will Tulisa Return To The X Factor

The Huffington Post UK   First Posted: 12/12/11 13:20 Updated: 12/12/11 13:33

X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos is in line for a bumper £450,000 pay rise if she signs up for another year on the TV talent show, it has been reported.

The 23-year-old N-Dubz singer was already paid £450,000 for her debut stint on the show this year, but The Sun claims she will get "just shy of a million" if she returns next year.

A source on the show was quoted as saying: "She's stuck by Louis and learnt a few tricks of the trade from him.

"Plus, she sticks to her views. Weaker people might have retracted what she said about Misha B hassling Little Mix to keep things upbeat but she didn't. The producers love her."

Tulisa also received a big pat on the back from her boss Simon Cowell last night, as he congratulated the N-Dubber on winning the show in her first series as a judge.

"I was really hoping a group would win this year. @OfficialTulisa has done a great job. These girls could be stars," he tweeted.

The news will be music to Tulisa's ears as she's previously stated her desire to return to the show.

However, despite closely bonding with her 'little muffins', she voiced her concerns about warming to a new batch of hopefuls next year.

"I'd love to do The X Factor next year, though I wonder if I'd get on with my contestants as well. It might have been first time lucky," she told TV Buzz.

Just a tip for next year though T - if you do come back, drop the arm thing yeah?

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