Khloe Kardashian confirmed on Tuesday via Twitter that she will OFFICIALLY be hosting the upcoming season of ‘The X Factor.’
Kardashian wrote on the social networking site: “The rumors are true… I will be hosting TheXFactorUSA this season!!! SO excited!”
She then took to her blog to write, “I’m a huge fan of the show, so I literally fell over in my chair when I heard that I was being considered for the role. The show already has such an incredible panel of judges and it is truly an honor to have been given this opportunity to work with them. I’m thrilled, overjoyed and of course a little nervous about this new step in my career, and I can’t wait to get started. Wish me luck!”
Kardashian will be joined by Mario Lopez, who also said of the news that he “can’t wait to work with Simon Cowell and the rest of the amazing team.”
‘X Factor’ Host Britney Spears took time to tweet out a welcome to her new colleagues, writing, “Welcome to TheXFactorUSA team, KhloeKardashian and MarioLopezExtra – so excited to have you as co-hosts!”
The ‘X-Factor’ is currently airing “boot camp” episodes on Wednesday and Thursday night’s on FOX, with live shows kicking off on November 1st.