Wow! We think this is a serious gamble. She's just not well-known enough over here!
A source says:
'Getting the right combination for the panel is imperative and Cheryl ticks all the boxes. She is sassy, sexy, confident and knows her stuff musically.
Her profile may not be large Stateside yet, but Simon thinks that will work to his advantage as there's an element of mystery about Cheryl which is lacking from so many US stars. The money on offer is huge, but he knows it has to be a lot to persuade her to uproot, albeit temporarily.'
She'd be STOOPID not to take it!
We still don't know what Simon's thinking on this one, but if he feels that strongly about getting her…
What do U think?? Would U want to watch Cheryl judge X Factor??
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