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Stacey Solomon confirms return to The X Factor

stacey solomon confirms x factor return
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Stacey Solomon has confirmed that she will be returning to The X Factor.

The Loose Women panellist has said that she will be making a comeback on the show that propelled her into fame back in 2009.

The TV host took part in the sixth series of the singing show competition, coming in third place behind winner Joe McElderry and runner-up Olly Murs, who has since been working as a TV presenter.

And now the former singer has confirmed that she will be returning to the entertainment show in some sort of capacity, after receiving a phone call from show-runner Simon Cowell.

The mum-of-three has revealed that she will be appearing on special show X Factor: All Stars, however has said that she won’t be taking part in the competition as she “doesn’t fancy competing”, but still wants to be involved somehow.

stacey solomon confirms x factor return

Stacey performing on the X Factor live tour back in 2010 (Credit: Getty)

“He [Simon Cowell] did get in touch, so I would definitely support X Factor in any way that I can,’ she said to

“I don’t fancy competing,” he continued. “I was nervous back then, I don’t know how I would be 10 years later!

“But I want to support the show because I love it.”

Stacey also opened up about her current success, saying that she owes it to the ITV singing competiton.

“It’s the only reason I’m doing what I’m doing today so without that I wouldn’t even be able to be here,” she said.

“So yeah, I definitely want to do something with it.”

New show X Factor: All star will involve former show winners and finalists competing to be crowned the ultimate winner of the singing show.

Each episode will see a selection of the acts performing week by week and then one act from each episode will be put through to the final.

Stars that we could see back on the stage include, Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke, Shayne Ward, Jedward and James Arthur.