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Britney's X Factor

2012-05-15 14:18
So Britney Spears has a new gig - she's a judge on The X Factor.

We're thrilled about it and reckon Simon Cowell couldn't have made a better choice to rake in the viewers.

Britney has a lot of showbiz experience and her advice will be valuable.

She's an expert on recovery after a near career-destroying performance at the 2007 VMAs, plus she's handy with an umbrella should the paps get too rowdy.

But I think they should keep her as far from hair and makeup as possible before another "inspired" buzz cut takes place.

I'm positive that Britney will be the next Paula Abdul and keep us entertained for hours as a talent show judge. That is what the show's about, after all. Who cares about the contestants?

Have you seen her DVD - For the Record? Read the review here. It's a fascinating look at how Britney - the woman, not the pop star - struggles to express her feelings. Hopefully this gig will let loose years of repression. It'll make for fantastic TV! 

Do you think Britney was the right choice for the X Factor gig? Which celeb would you have rather had join the judging panel? E-mail us with your suggestions.

It's been a good week for Britney. She was also named Sexiest Songstress in the 2012 Victoria's Secret What is Sexy list. Check out the full list of winners - and their photos - here.

When you're done with that - how does an iPod Nano appeal to you? We have five to give away. Take our survey here and stand in line to be one of five lucky winners.

Here's to talent, tenacity and great TV,

Local is very lekker!

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