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Britney Spears quits X Factor, avoids being fired

Posted on: 9:45 am, January 10, 2013, by , updated on: 11:41am, January 10, 2013

Britney Spears X FACTOR

Britney Spears is quitting X Factor after just one season.

Sources confirm to Spears quit the singing competition because she knew she wouldn’t be asked back for a second season.

The news comes only two weeks after reports surfaced Spears would likely be fired after producers felt she didn’t meet the expectations that came along with her $15 million contract.

Spears’ replacement is expected to be announce “soon,” according to the report.

L.A. Reid is also leaving the popular Fox show.