Inspire U: The Podcast

Will the next big elimination from “X Factor” be Steve Jones?

According to reports, the handsome host will be dropped after the show’s first season.

A source tells the Mirror, “Executives at Fox have already decided not to renew his contract and so, short of a miracle happening, it is pretty much a done deal that he will not take part next season.”

The paper notes that Jones was called “utterly irrelevant” by the New York Times, and theBoston Herald wrote that he was “so far in the background he may as well be on another network.”

Despite initial criticism, says the Mirror, “Things haven’t got better.”

Added to this is talk that Nicole Scherzinger, who was supposed to have been the host before the whole Cheryl Cole debacle, may leave the judge’s table to replace Jones.

Gossip Cop reached out to reps for show and creator/judge Simon Cowell, but has yet to hear back.

Meanwhile, a rep for Jones insists, “There have been absolutely no conversations about Steve Jones Leaving ‘The X Factor.’”

On Thursday, one of the three remaining contestants – Melanie AmaroChris Reneand Josh Krajcik –  will named the very first winner of “X Factor.”

RELATED – Justin Bieber to Perform on X Factor Finale

Do you think Jones should be eliminated from the show?

Also On RadioNOW 100.9: