X Factor UK: Simon Cowell wanted Dannii Minogue back 'for her boobs'

Dannii Minogue

X Factor boss Simon Cowell wanted Dannii Minogue back on The X Factor this year for her boobs!

Well, it was certainly not going to be for her back catalogue of number one hits...

According to new details in the music moguls 'unauthorised' biography, Simon urged the show's team and ITV to splash out millions in order to secure a deal.

Simon is quoted as telling ITV director of television Peter Fincham: “Bring her back to X Factor... everyone will be looking at her t*ts.”

According to the book, ITV was offering up to £2 million to get Dannii back on the panel, but the Aussie pop star wanted £5 million to return.

Dannii previously confirmed she had been in talks to return to the series.

was offered the chance to return, but I decided it wasn’t the right thing for me,” she explained this week. “It didn’t fit in with arrangements I’d made for Australia’s Got Talent.

“I have been with AGT since the first episode and it’s filmed in my home town. I had four incredible years on The X Factor but the show has moved on and so have I.”

Dannii added: “The X Factor will always have a special place in my heart. I’m still in contact with the contestants.”

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