Nicole Scherzinger thinks the US 'X Factor' is the Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell show.
The 32-year-old singer - who is on the judging panel alongside Paula, Simon and music producer L.A. Reid - is "fascinated" by the chemistry between the pair, who have been working together for over a decade in various ways, including as judges on 'American Idol'.
Nicole Scherzinger has not spoken to Cheryl Cole since she was fired from 'The X Factor'.
The former Pussycat Doll - who replaced the British singer on the judging panel after she had taken part in just four auditions - does not know "what went down" or why Cheryl was sacked, and is just happy to have been offered the role.
Nicole Scherzinger would have "killed" Simon Cowell if he hadn't chosen her to replace Cheryl Cole on US 'X Factor'.
The 'Poison' singer has taken over from the ousted British star on the panel of Simon's pop star search show and the music mogul revealed Nicole was his first choice because he was worried about her reaction if she wasn't picked.
Cheryl Cole is auctioning off 20 of her favorite dresses for charity.
The 27-year-old beauty - who was fired from her role as a judge on the US 'X Factor' after just four auditions - will sell designer outfits including a Herve Leger bandage dress and outfits she wore on the British version of 'The X Factor'.