Big news out of The X Factor as not only is Nicole Scherzinger leaving the show, but Paula Abdul is out as well.
According to TMZ,
FOX has since confirmed Nicole will NOT return to the show ... neither will host Steve Jones.
No word on what happened there.
Then hours later TMZ followed with the confirmation that Paula is out as well.
Sources also tell TMZ ... Paula got the news from a lawyer connected with the show, and has yet to hear from Simon.
Paula's pink slip now sits on top of those delivered to Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones.