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So True? So False? Beyoncé Offered an X Factor Judging Gig for How Much?!

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It looks like Mariah Carey's name now hangs in the air of possible X Factor replacements along with another soulful singin' diva.

Reports claim Simon Cowell is gunning for Beyoncé, so much so that he has even offered the artist a whopping—wait for it—$500 million to join the show as a judge. 

Yes, you read that right.

There's no question that Bey-Bey would be a perfect addition to the show, but that's a whole lotta zeroes, people, so we had to find out if this business deal is really in the works, and it turns out that this expensive offer is...

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So false!

Sources tell E! News that while the item about Beyoncé and X Factor is unlikely to be true, the $500 million figure is "especially crazy."

B may be one of the hopefuls execs are trying to snag for the show (although, let's keep in mind, she has a new Blue priority), but they're definitely not about to pay up $500 milly for it.

—Reporting by Claudia Cagan

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