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10 July 2014, 10:16
Could Simon be adding a 'wildcard' to the mix this year?
Sounds the Simon could have some secret plans… involving ANOTHER new X Factor judge!
Intrigued? You should be! Rumour has it the likes of Rita Ora and Mary J. Blige are in the running for the top-secret fifth role on the panel.
Fresh reports claims X Factor boss Simon want to add a fifth category to the show's standard four category format to cover a new 'wildcard' set of acts.
"Simon Cowell is planning on introducing a wildcard category which will be mentored by a mystery fifth judge," a source told the Daily Star this week. "A fifth judge will prevent the deadlock and add some spice to the panel during live shows.
"Rita Ora and Mary J Blige are currently in discussions with show bosses," they also teased.
Could another judge be joining Simon, Louis Walsh, Mel B and the returning Cheryl Cole on this year's show? Sound off in the comments below.