Steve Jones Not Leaving 'X Factor'

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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.

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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.

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"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."

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