Iggy Azalea To Judge ‘The X Factor’ Australia
The X Factor Australia announced that Iggy Azalea has joined its judging panel. The New Classic rapper replaces Dannii Minogue, who served as a judge and mentor for seven years. (And flawless diva for 44 and counting.) “I understand what it’s like to have giant dreams and intend to help other young Australians achieve theirs by sharing my knowledge and developing their talent in collaboration with The X Factor,” Iggy said in a statement.
Iggy’s new X Factor gig is her first on a reality competition show. According to The Daily Telegraph, she was hesitant at first.
“I really didn’t picture myself being a judge on any kind of television show, but I think that this could actually be a good fit for me so I said yes,” she said. “Initially I didn’t know, but then I thought it would be good to come back to Australia and have an opportunity to spend some time there and obviously to see my family, who live in Sydney. So I think it will be a good situation for multiple reasons. I’m really excited and I don’t really know what to expect.”
See The X Factor Australia’s announcement below.
— #XFactorAU (@thexfactor_au) June 11, 2016
— #XFactorAU (@thexfactor_au) June 12, 2016