Cheryl Cole quits X Factor? 3 hours 35 mins ago It is being reported that Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell have left their judging positions on The X Factor. Cheryl Cole quitting X-Factor? Play video It has been suggested that they are both heading to the US version of the show. The judging panel will be left down to Louis Walsh and Danni Minogue, giving rise to rumours that the show is getting a revamp on its look. Reports say that Jordan, Robbie Williams, Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger and British singer Adele could be their fill-in judges if they do go. The X Factor live tour is currently heading around the country, kicking off in Birmingham.