‘X Factor’ Castoff Cheryl Cole Files $2.3M Lawsuit Against Producers

'X Factor' Castoff Cheryl Cole Files $2.3M Lawsuit Against ProducersCheryl Cole, who was simply originally hired as a judge for the American version of “The X Factor” but was replaced by Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger prior to the show premiered, is currently suing the producers of the show for $2. 3 million dollars, in accordance with court papers obtained by TheWrap.

In the complaint against Blue Orbit Productions, filed in La Superior Court, Girls Aloud singer Cole claims that she entered a pay-or-play agreement with Blue Orbit Productions in April 22, 2011, that fully guaranteed her $1. 8 million for the initial season of the show, and $2 million for the next.