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X Factor Meets With Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts About Hosting Job

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If one Pussycat Doll doesn't work out, why not try another!

I just got word that Nicole Scherzinger's former bandmate Ashley Roberts is in the running to cohost the new season of X Factor.

Sources tell me that Roberts, 30, has already auditioned with producers. She's apparently going to meet Fox network executives sometime this week.

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A rep for Fox declined to comment.

As X Factor fans know, Scherzinger and Paula Abdul have been replaced at the judges' table for the second season by Demi Lovato and Britney Spears.

Scherzinger was originally supposed to cohost the inaugural season but was asked to be a judge after Cheryl Cole was given the boot.

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As E! News first told you, other hosting candidates (there will be one male and one female) have included George Clooney's girlfriend Stacy Keibler, Khloé Kardashian Odom, Kelly Osbourne, Mario Lopez, BET's 106 & Park star Terrence J, sportscaster Erin Andrews and radio personality Mike Catherwood.

Terrence J played it coy about the possible gig when we caught up with him the other day while he as promoting his upcoming new flick, Sparkle.

"Right now, I don't want to think of the next thing," said Terrence, 30, who announced in May he was leaving BET after seven years.

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"My first process before I make any decision or even think about anything is to take some time with my family who I've neglected a little bit too much and getting away," he said.

Where's he going? Europe. "I'm going to take the month of August off and get away from it all," Terrence said. "And then I'll come back and figure out what's next."

With X Factor's new season kicking off Sept. 12, Terrence would be back in the U.S. just in time to join the show.

Take a look at Britney Spears and Demi Lovato at their first X Factor audition taping

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