X Factor 2013 judges: Dermot O'Leary knows nothing (still!)

X Factor 2012 final Dermot and Caroline

X Factor 2013 host Dermot O’Leary has said he knows nothing about this year’s judges, as it's claimed Sharon Osbourne has signed a £2 million deal.

There’s been plenty of rumours flying about, including Sharon, Mel B and former judge Cheryl Cole.

Host Dermot insisted even he doesn’t know, despite the open auditions having already started this year.

"I've signed but I don't know who else is doing it," Dermot said. "Two years ago it was just me and Louis for three months and I was getting worried!"

The open auditions continue in Manchester and Glasgow this month and in May, with the judges' auditions taking place later over summer.

Meanwhile, it's been reported today that Sharon has agreed to a £2 million deal to judge on the panel for the show's tenth series this summer.

“She is being paid a hefty sum of £2million as Cowell is desperate to have her on the show," a source told The People newspaper. "She is also expecting to earn half a million more in book and publishing deals. There is no way she would turn down such a well-paid job.”

Browse our gallery from the latest round of open XFactor auditions in Wales at the weekend below…

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