X Factor snags Rihanna

2011-10-13 08:36

New York – Rihanna joins LA Reid to mentor the male contestants on X Factor Fox announced.

The news confirms a report by TMZ last month that said the Umbrella singer would help mentor contestants.

The 32 acts that survived the show’s Boot Camp will visit a judge’s home or another location of his or her choice, where the judge will mentor them toward trying to earn a place on the live shows.

Rihanna will help Reid, and “additional superstar guest mentors’’ will join the other judges, Fox said. The other mentors will be revealed in the next show. 

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