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Britney Spears Interview For The X Factor

"Britney's Quite Mean" and the Best Quotes From the X Factor Judges

American Idol isn't the only reality singing competition that is getting a makeover: Simon Cowell's US version of The X Factor will get a new life thanks to judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. The competition will be tougher than ever with The Voice getting a Fall season, but at the show's panel at the TCA, Cowell seemed confident about the changes he's made to the show. He noted that Spears and Lovato both bring a lot of personality to the show; Spears has always been his dream judge, and Lovato has her fingers firmly on the pulse of pop music.

Of course, it wouldn't be a press conference without some banter (and zingers from Cowell), so check out the best lines of the panel:

  • "I've always said the number one person I wanted was Britney because I was fascinated with her as a person and a pop star." — Cowell on why he wanted Spears on the show
  • "Britney's quite mean, which you'll discover. As sweet as a lemon." — Cowell, on what Spears brings to the table
  • "I think it's just based on who I am and my personality. In everyday life I'm just an honest person." — Spears, on Cowell's accusations that she's a mean judge
  • "Demi is a brat." — Cowell, on what Lovato is like as a judge
  • "Don't mention The Voice." — Cowell, when Lovato was asked if she watches other singing competitions
  • "No, we did not have to wear ears. No ears involved." — Spears, comparing X Factor boot camp with Mickey Mouse Club boot camp

More quotes, including Cowell's reaction to Idol's newest judge, when you

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  • "I plan to audition for X Factor with that song." — LA Reid, on slamming one of Lovato's songs on the last season of the show
  • "I'm happy for her actually. I like Mariah. I think she's going to find it difficult to say no. She's sweet. But I think she'll be great. We're all happy for her." — Cowell, on the news that Mariah Carey will judge American Idol
  • "Because it's such a young show, it needed someone younger, because I'm in my 30s." — Cowell, on why Lovato was chosen as a judge

Photo courtesy of Fox

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