It's certainly been a 'journey' for Cheryl over her time on the show, which she joined for the first time in 2008.
She's won twice, been fired from the US version, had a very public falling out with Simon, staged a triumphant return after a three-year break, and shed more tears than an audience at an Adele gig - and that's without even mentioning her colourful personal life.
So as we bid a sad farewell to the Geordie lass, who will now be focussing on her music career, let's take a stroll down memory lane to remind ourselves of what made her such a brilliant 'X Factor' judge.
We'll miss ya, pet.
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