Nicole Scherzinger OUT at The X Factor

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There’s now a second major departure from “The X Factor.”

Just hours after Steve Jones announced that he’ll not be returning as the singing competition’s host, it’s been confirmed that judge Nicole Scherzinger is leaving the show, too.

A rep for Scherzinger did not reply to a request for comment.

The former Pussycat Doll reportedly wants to focus on her own music career.

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Replacements for Scherzinger and Jones have not been named.

The Scherzinger news was first reported by E!

She and Jones were originally slated to co-host on the show’s first season, but Scherzinger wound up replacing Cheryl Cole on the judge panel.

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