X Factor 2016: Simon Cowell 'confirms' Sharon Osborne is returning to the judging panel

Didn't realise it was 2007

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So you know how every year Simon Cowell goes on about how he wants to shake up the X Factor by introducing new categories, wild cards and all sorts of changes to the judging panel? Yeah well, scrap all that for a minute 'cos he's actually just confirmed that Sharon Osbourne is returning to the show like it's 2007.

Seeing as we waved goodbye to Rita Ora. And Nick Grimshaw. And Caroline Flack. Aaaand Olly Murs, Simon inevitably had to have a rethink about who was going to take to the panel on the show and mentor his acts.

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The answer? Er, someone he sacked from the show 9 years ago. Yep.

According to The Sun, Simon allegedly confirmed the news of Sharon's return during promo for America's Got Talent and was overheard saying: "I think she and I are going to work on a show together in the UK.

"We mainly have a love relationship. It is always back to love."

Tbf Sharon Osborne is TV gold and we're q excited for her to return to the show following her initial departure in 2007 before going back in 2013 - but does this mean Louis Walsh will be making a return too? 

So many Qs, so little time. 

Simon Cowell 'confirms' Sharon Osborne is returning to X Factor
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Still, what do you lot make of that? D'ya reckon Sharon makes a good judge or what? Let us know your thoughts, after watching this vid explaining all the goss that's going on between her and husband Ozzy rn.

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