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The X Factor: Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez Sign Co-Host Deals

5 years ago by Reg Seeton

The X Factor will soon welcome Khloe Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez as co-hosts now that sources indicate the deals for Kardashian and Lopez are done.

With the live X Factor rounds looming on the TV horizon, a source close to the popular Fox talent competition reveals that both Mario Lopez and Khloe Kardashian Odom have completed their deals to co-host the show together.

The Hollywood Reporter revealed that the Lopez deal was done ahead of Kardashian’s paperwork, which was finalized on Monday night.

Both Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez will take over for Steve Jones who departed The X Factor after the first season along with Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul.

The X Factor is currrently in the Judge’s Homes round where Simon Cowell, Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, and L.A. Reid will narrow down the singers for the live rounds in the coming weeks.

According to Hollywood Life, it appears that the Kardashian family is thrilled with Khloe’s new gig on The X factor, including basketball star husband Lamar Odom.

Khloe Kardashian Odom has been a hit withn fans with sister Kim Kardashian on Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E! while Mario Lopez is coming off of his hosting duties on Extra!

Although no details surrounding the two X Factor deals have been released, it looks like fans will see Kardashian and Lopez sometime soon. Do you think Khloe and Mario are right for The X Factor?

What do you think?

Reg Seeton

Reg Seeton created The Deadbolt in 2005 after working for the pioneering movie news website, Coming Attractions. Reg has over 15 years experience as a top online entertainment journalist and interviewer, has worked with several award winning actors, musicians and writers, and has managed entertainment networks in New York and Los Angeles. And he's done it all with one eye!