Mel B joins The X Factor as final judge

Posted on Jun 11 2014 - 9:13pm by Shaun Kitchener

Mel B has been confirmed as the fourth and final judge on The X Factor this year.

The former Scary Spice will join Cheryl Cole, Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh on the upcoming season of ITV’s hit talent show after previously impressing as a guest in 2012.


Mel on The X Factor in 2012 (ITV)

She has allegedly signed a £1m deal, including £100,000 just for her wardrobe budget. Cole, conversely, is on £1.5m.

“I’m so excited to be joining The X Factor – I loved being a guest judge back in 2012,” she said in a statement.

“I’ve always thought honesty is the best policy when being a judge and that’s what I’m going to bring more of this year – whether it’s spotting an incredible singer, giving someone a reality check or debating with Simon over who’s got it wrong!

“Now I can’t wait to get started and find some amazing talent.”

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