By Gayle Thompson
Filed under: Country News, TV
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sparked a flurry of speculation earlier this month when she hinted
she would be open to being a judge on the TV talent show, "X Factor
." But the series' creator, and former "American Idol
" judge, Simon Cowell
, says the season four "Idol" winner won't likely be sitting in one of the judges' chairs next season.
"I heard that," Cowell told Chicago radio station US 99.5
of the rumors. "It's news to me. It really, really is. I don't think that's true. I mean, I adore Carrie. We found her on the show, but I don't know if that's true or not."