Kelly Rowland 'Unlikely' To Return To The X Factor

27/04/2012 10:02 | Updated 27 April 2012

Kelly Rowland is 'unlikely' to return to The X Factor, according to the show's sources.

It has been rumoured that Kelly is just holding out for more money, but some reports say other factors are at work.

“There’s a chance she could come back, but it looks increasingly slim,” a source told The Sun. “Kelly didn’t connect with the audience as well as people hoped.”

Music mogul Simon Cowell and ITV bosses are said to have been in talks with a range of stars in a slap-dash bid to replace the Bootylicious star.

Katy Perry, who appeared as a guest judge in 2010, is likely to play a role in the new series although work commitments mean it's unlikely the star will take a seat on the judging panel.

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