'The X Factor': Who should host?


Clamoring as we (media…and maybe you?) all may be for information about who will hostThe X Factor, actual facts are scarce. We know that Simon Cowell has been vocal about his desire to have a male-female duo host the show, but the names that have been tossed around seem to be all over the place — Gossip Girl‘s Taylor Momsen, Enrique Iglesias, and former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger are among them.

Based on that celebuffet of potential hosts, I’m not exactly wowed yet. I mean, can you honestly picture sun-kissed Iglesias introducing the next contestant alongside co-host Momsen as she teeters on her platform, patent leather lace-up boots? A Scherzinger-Iglesias ticket might work better (yes, we’re using election terms already), but I’d still be blinded by all the pretty. I think the hosts need to be appealing in a non-threatening kind of way — like Ryan Seacrest or even Brian Dunkleman (RITP — rest in television peace). If I may pun, the hosts will be a big part of the X-Factor in X Factor. Read More...



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