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Britney Spears confirms 'X Factor' departure

After a few weeks of speculation regarding Britney Spears' future on "The X Factor," the pop star has officially confirmed she has decided to exit the Fox singing competition after one season. "I've made the very difficult decision not to return for another season. I had an incredible time doing the show and I love the other judges and I am so proud of my teens but it's time for me to get back in the studio," Spears said in a statement released to Pop Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
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