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Cheryl Cole 'dropped from X Factor US'

26 May 2011 Last updated at 11:16 BST

British pop star Cheryl Cole has been dropped from the judging panel of the US version of The X Factor, according to a US report.

Entertainment website TMZ said sources claimed the show's producers were concerned the singer's Newcastle accent was too strong for US audiences.

Lizo Mzimba reports.