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BY JASMINE BAILEY
ANCHOR MEGAN MURPHY



For X Factor judge L.A. Reid, X no longer marks the spot... he’s announced his departure from the show come next season. WRAZ has more.


“He will not return as a judge for the third season and Reid told Access Hollywood he needs to get back to his day job as chairman and CEO of Epic Records.”


But some are wondering if Simon Cowell, and his personality we all love to hate, has anything to do with Reid’s decision. But in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Reid said


"I have the utmost respect for Simon Cowell … He is the very best, and I have had the opportunity to learn so much from him. Working with him on X Factor has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I'm honored to have sat on the panel with such incredible talent."


But CNN reports, there could be another reason for Reid’s departure from the show— the ratings.


The show has dished out millions to lure new stars like Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez in the hopes of increasing ratings. But as “X Factor” competes  with both “American Idol” and “The Voice” for viewers, it has suffered some ratings dips of about 25 percent since last season.


No word yet on who is expected to take Reid’s spot on season three of “The X Factor.” 

L.A. Reid Leaving 'X Factor'

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Dec 14, 2012

L.A. Reid Leaving 'X Factor'

 

(Image source: CNN)


BY JASMINE BAILEY
ANCHOR MEGAN MURPHY



For X Factor judge L.A. Reid, X no longer marks the spot... he’s announced his departure from the show come next season. WRAZ has more.


“He will not return as a judge for the third season and Reid told Access Hollywood he needs to get back to his day job as chairman and CEO of Epic Records.”


But some are wondering if Simon Cowell, and his personality we all love to hate, has anything to do with Reid’s decision. But in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Reid said


"I have the utmost respect for Simon Cowell … He is the very best, and I have had the opportunity to learn so much from him. Working with him on X Factor has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I'm honored to have sat on the panel with such incredible talent."


But CNN reports, there could be another reason for Reid’s departure from the show— the ratings.


The show has dished out millions to lure new stars like Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez in the hopes of increasing ratings. But as “X Factor” competes  with both “American Idol” and “The Voice” for viewers, it has suffered some ratings dips of about 25 percent since last season.


No word yet on who is expected to take Reid’s spot on season three of “The X Factor.” 

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