Us Weeky

Simon Cowell Second Guessing Britney Spears On X Factor

Britney Spears’ rumored antics on The X Factor reportedly has Simon Cowell second guessing his decision to make her a judge. A show insider claims Cowell’s concerns stem from Spears’ reluctance to criticize contestants and an incident in which she is said to have abruptly left the judges table after one X Factor hopeful’s terrible rendition of her hit “Hold It Against Me.”

“He wonders if hiring her was a mistake,” the source tells Us Weekly magazine.

Spears, 31, countered the reports with positive Tweets about the auditions. She also directly addressed the rumor about walking off stage after the “Hold It Against Me” performance. “Britneywalksoff??? LOL was just taking a little break people. I am having the BEST time!!!” she wrote.

“Loving @TheXFactorUSA auditions so far,” Spears Tweeted.

Cowell, 52, has not commented. In addition to Spears, he is joined at the X Factor judges table by L.A. Reid and Demi Lovato.