2012 panelist Nicole Scherzinger is also coming back for this year's series alongside Gary Barlow and Louis Walsh.
Nicole Scherzinger And Simon Cowell Kiss And Make Up Ahead Of The X Factor USA Final
The 'Don't Hold Your Breath' singer and music mogul patch up their differences following weeks of sniping on the show.
The judges exchanged the affectionate embrace during a press launch for tonight's final episode (21st December).
The 'Right There' singer was seen looking glamourous in a figure hugging cream dress with shoulder tassels while Simon opted for his trademark jeans and black top.
Nicole had continually come under fire from Simon during the series for her comments to contestants, and recently defended herself by admitting that she "didn't care" what Simon and other people thought.
You can view a picture of Nicole and Simon's kiss below.
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