Britney Spears and Simon Cowell are about to become TV’s next power couple. The pop princess is thisclose to signing a big-bucks deal to become a judge on “X Factor,” multiple sources have exclusively confirmed to E! News.
After weeks of heavy negotiating, Britney’s team has finally agreed to a $15 million fee for the role. “Both camps were back and forth on the money but now they have finally come to agreement on the fee,” says one insider with intimate knowledge of the pending deal. “That was the big sticking point and now, thankfully, it’s been sorted. All they need to do now is work out the smaller points. The fact the money is now set, means that there is nothing stopping this from becoming a reality.”
And this will be a package deal: coming along for the ride with Britney is fianc Jason Trawick.
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