Hollywood headlines: A celebrity week in review
Tom Cruise dirty dances at a New York nightclub, Lindsay Lohan pays back some of her debt, and Britney Spears reportedly gets the ax from "The X Factor" in this week's Hollywood headlines.
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Britney Spears reportedly dumped from 'The X Factor'( Jason Merritt / Getty Images / December 28, 2012 )
Just days after the Season 2 finale of "The X Factor" comes word that Britney Spears -- the pop singer hired to bring ratings sizzle to Simon Cowell's TV singing extravaganza -- is getting the heave-ho as a judge after just one season. According to Us Weekly, Cowell is close to canning Spears because he doesn't feel she's earned her $15-million paycheck. "He wanted crazy Britney, but he got boring Britney," Us Weekly quoted an unnamed insider as saying.
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