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The 'Heart Attack' singer also says she learned so much about music and fame from the 'Scream & Shout' singer.
Demi Lovato says she "learned a lot" from Britney Spears during her time on The X Factor USA, and also revealed the pair's mums have since become good friends.
While Britney opted not to come back for this year's series, 'Heart Attack' singer Demi will be back for a second season later on in the year and says sitting on the panel with the 'Criminal' star showed her that fame doesn't have to change you.
"What I learned from Britney is that you don't have to change," Demi told MTV News this week. "Her family, we laughed several times, 'cause our families are so similar.
"Our mums are super close now," the singer revealed. "And our dads are really similar, she has this southern down-to-earth family.
"And she's still a southern down-to-earth girl," Demi explained. "I already knew that you don't have to change in this industry, but even at her level of success being the icon that she is, it was really refreshing."
Check out a picture of Britney Spears at The X Factor USA auditions last year below:
While producers of The X Factor USA have yet to announce who will replace departing judges Britney and LA Reid on the panel alongside Demi and Simon Cowell, the pop star did promise an announcement soon.
"You'll find out soon enough, we have to make a decision soon," she added. "Simon is like, 'Anything is possible!'"
Britney Spears opted not to return to The X Factor USA this year in order to focus on recording her new studio album, which has will.i.am serving as executive producer, as well as to prepare for her upcoming Las Vegas residency.