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With only a few hours of judging under her belt, Britney Spears has reportedly walked off the X Factor set after a contestant butchered her song “Hold It Against Me.” TMZ says that the remaining constants continued auditioning for Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid and Demi Lovato, while Britney’s chair remained ominously empty.

According to a show insider, Britney wasn’t upset over the song; she “just needed a break.” Considering this is the first day of X Factor filming, we’re wondering how this bodes for the long season to come. Show creator Simon Cowell previously expressed concern about Britney’s ability to sit in the judge’s hot seat. Fingers crossed today’s antics are a one-time event!

Source: TMZ

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