Khloe Kardashian officially out as 'X Factor' host, Mario Lopez returning for Season 3

Khloe Kardahian is officially out as co-host of "The X Factor" now that FOX has confirmed Mario Lopez will return as host for Season 3 of the singing competition series.Kardashian's exit had been rumored since February -- and although we thought we had a few good ideas for replacement co-hosts -- FOX and the "X Factor" team including executive producer Simon Cowell might prefer seeing Lopez go solo.Though far from a ratings bomb, Cowell's "X Factor" still hasn't quite found its groove in the U.S. A media blitz accompanied last season's flashy hirings of Kardashian and judge Britney Spears -- but neither one of them will be returning for Season 3.Kardashian's single season stint was troubled from the start, with a controversial "wardrobe malfunction" during her first live show and criticisms about her lack of chemistry with Lopez and wooden demeanor plaguing her entire run.Lopez joins Cowell and returning judge Demi Lovato as the only...


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