Last week fans of the ‘X Factor UK‘ discovered that Mariah Carey could be expected to join the show to replace Nicole Scherzinger as a judge.
This week, these fans find themselves faced with the possibility that the ladies may be forced to work together after it emerged that Scherzinger was staying put.
A source close to production told ‘The Sun’:
Nicole is so highly thought off by X Factor that there was always the intention to tie her down for another year.
Once she heard other names being mentioned, she was keen to get her deal locked down and it’s now there to sign. Mariah’s name is still in the frame and, given it’s X Factor, it’s safer not to rule anything out.