That's right, according to a source, Joan may be more on the mend than we might think:
We love it when this honest Brit comes out to play!
You'll never guess how long he's already known she was on the way out!
Ch-ch-check out the whole AH-Mazing response in the EXCLUSIVE! interview (above)!
And don't forget to tune into X Factor tonight — a winner will finally get crowned!