Is Britney Spears Getting Fired from 'The X Factor'?

According to Us Weekly, Brit might be losing her judging gig because she wasn't "crazy" enough on the show

If new reports are to be believed, Britney Spears' life is heading for a bit of a downfall. Sources say that the "Hold It Against Me" singer could be losing her job at The X Factor because she hasn't been exciting enough on the show.

"They paid all that for her to say 'amazing' and offer half-claps," a source tells Us Weekly, referencing Spears' $15-million contract.

It turns out that it's Simon Cowell who is pushing to get rid of Spears. "He wanted crazy Britney, but he got boring Britney," another source says.

This wouldn't be the first time that Cowell has dumped a judge on one of his shows. Paula Abdul, Cheryl Cole and Nicole Sherzinger all have been removed as judges, so it wouldn't come as much of a shock that Cowell would do the same to Spears.

Still, it would be a shame. It's nice to see Spears have her life back on track, even if rumors claim she's on the rocks with fiance Jason Trawick. To claim that Spears isn't "crazy" enough is just rude -- sorry she's not dating the male version of Carmen Electra, Simon.

Of course, this could all be a big rumor. As Us mentions, the 53-year-old told reporters in October that Spears is "a lot better than everybody thought...She's very engaged...She has been, I think, a very, very good judge." Hopefully he meant it because, with L.A. Reid having announced his departure earlier in December, the X Factor could be in some dire straights next season.

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