Simon Cowell leaving American Idol has gone beyond rumor.Â It seems Simon Cowell leaving American Idol will happen soon.Â Now that Paula Abdul left as a judge and was replaced by Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell is leaving American Idol.
The formal announcement about Simon Cowell leaving American Idol was made by People magazine.Â He is leaving to work on The X Factor, due to be released on Fox in 2011.Â
According to People, Simon Cowell said about leaving American Idol, "The X Factor will launch in 2011.Â Because of that, this will be my last season on American Idol.Â Iâ€™m thrilled that we have put a date on the launch of the U.S. version of The X Factor, and delighted to be continuing to work with FOX.Â We have a fantastic relationship, a great team and are all very excited about this.â€
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