The rumours are true - Dannii Minogue is likely to be axed from the X Factor in 2009.
Rumours have been circulating that X Factor judge and mentor Dannii Minogue will not return to the show next year and this week's heat magazine has the inside scoop.
A well-placed source told the magazine, "Dannii was brought in initially to be the younger counterpart to Sharon, but since Cheryl arrived, she has replaced Dannii in that role and become so much more popular. It's doubtful Dannii will be here for the next series."
While they'll keep the current line-up until the end of the series, it looks like Dannii could be out in 2009.
Despite previous rumours suggesting that Sharon Osbourne could make a comeback, apparently that's out of the question. "Sharon won't be coming back," says the source. "Instead the idea at the moment is to bring in a younger, male judge."
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