Walsh to Rejoin The X Factor?
Irish pop mogul Louis Walsh has reportedly been rehired by Simon Cowell
as a judge on British TV talent show The X Factor.
The Westlife manager vowed he would never work with the American Idol
judge again after he was fired by the bosses of the hit ITV program in
However, British newspapers today (22Jun07) claim Cowell and Walsh met
at this week's horse races at Ascot, Berkshire, and renewed their
A source says, "It wasn't until Simon returned from filming
American Idol that he realised how popular Louis was. When Louis turned up
on Simon's This Is Your Life they buried the hatchet.
"Simon told him, 'We've made a mistake, we need you back on the
show.' But by that time they'd hired Dannii Minogue and Brian
The new series of The X Factor starts in August (07).