Sharon Osbourne has reportedly ended her feud with Simon Cowell and signed
a $1.9 million (GBP1 million) deal to appear on a new series of British reality
show The X Factor.
Last week (ends28JAN05) the feisty wife of rocker Ozzy was persuaded by
her sharp-tongued co-judge on the TV talent contest to overcome their bitter
past and commit to another series.
Their rift was initially sparked when Simon mocked Ozzy's near-fatal 2003
quad bike crash and was exacerbated when Sharon labelled X Factor winner STEVE
BROOKSTEIN - who was championed by the scathing music mogul throughout the
competition - a
A source says, "Things were very frosty between Sharon and Simon after her
"He was so angry because he felt she was damaging the show as millions had
voted for Steve. But Sharon then made a big apology saying she was wrong.
"Simon knows that Sharon was a hit with the viewers, so has pulled out the
stops to sign her again on a big money deal."