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X factor UK to add Rita Ora as fifth judge to mentor wildcards

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A report in The Sun suggests that Rita Ora will be named as a FIFTH judge for the 11th season of X Factor. X Factor fans are reaping the rewards of the show's producers having to do everything in their power to win back ratings. It now seems that they have figured out a way to ensure deadlock votes never happen again on the show.

If the report is accurate then Ora will take her place alongside Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Mel B and Louis Walsh in the judges stable. She is set to be given the task of mentoring the wildcards on the show as the other 4 judges will take the boys, girls, groups and over 25s categories.

No official announcement has been made as yet from either ITV or Simon Cowell's SYCO company but one is expected in the next few days. Discussions are said to be taking place between the show's representatives and Ora with The Sun is also claiming that Mary J Blige is a possible alternative if a deal with Ora falls through.

The 11th season of X Factor is set to commence in August and auditions are currently taking place all over the UK. Rita Ora has been announced to play the part of Mia Grey in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie which is due to be released early next year.

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