Cheryl Cole hopes to be a judge on The US X Factor

Sharp-tongued Hollywood gossip king Perez Hilton thinks Simon Cowell will be making a huge mistake if he hires Cheryl Cole for The US X Factor.

Perez reckons there are much better people for the job - including all-American singer and TV personality Jessica Simpson, 30.

'I think it would be disastrous if Simon Cowell gave Cheryl Cole a place on the judging panel,' says Perez, 32.

'She shouldn't get it.

'No one really knows who Cheryl is over here and I doubt anyone would understand her accent.

'Why would Simon go for a nobody if he can get someone like Mariah Carey or Christina Aguilera to join the show?

'The judges should be Mariah, Christina, Simon and me - 4 massive divas.'

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