Simon Cowell: 'Britney Spears would be fascinating on X Factor USA' Published Apr 17 2012, 23:58 BST | By Jennifer Still Recommend 0 Tweet 4 0 Simon Cowell has said that Britney Spears would be a "fascinating" addition to the X Factor USA judges' panel. The music mogul, who confirmed last week that he wants the 'Criminal' singer on the show, said that talks are ongoing but he is hopeful that a deal will be reached soon. © WENN / Spiller/WENN.com© Rex Features"I would love to have her on the show," Cowell said in a call to TMZ."I think she would be a fascinating person to sit next to."Cowell went on to say that he expects to confirm Spears's involvement in the show within the next week. Former X Factor USA judge Nicole Scherzinger has said that she is rooting for Spears to join the show.> Britney Spears, 'The X Factor' USA reach breakthrough in talksMoreSimon CowellBritney SpearsNicole ScherzingerReality TVX Factor USANextGladys Knight last in Digital Spy's 'Dancing with the Stars' pollPreviousJames Van Der Beek: 'Dawson's Creek is easier to appreciate with age'