Steve Jones Not Leaving 'X Factor'


Rumors swirled this morning about whether or not Steve Jones would be back for season two of The X Factor after England's Mirror ran a story claiming network bosses wouldn't be renewing his contract for next year.

MORE: Nicole Scherzinger comes under attack

According to the site, "The executives at Fox have already decided not to renew his contract and so, short of a miracle happening, it is pretty much a done deal that he will not take part next season." Jones is reportedly "devastated" by the news.

Well, Jones' rep assures ETonline this story couldn't be further from the truth.

MORE: The X Factor Finalists revealed!

"The Mirror story is a fabrication that we would have corrected had we been called for comment. There have been absolutely no conversations about Steve Jones Leaving The X Factor," his rep tells us. "Steve is very happy with the outcome of this season and he looks forward to being back and discovering more talent in the new year."