Posted: 10:06 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
By Ryan Gajewski
The X Factor isn't the first singing competition show that Paulina Rubio has served as a judge on. And it appears that she's now filing a lawsuit to get paid for her previous gig.
Prior to landing the gig as judge on X Factor, Paulina was a coach on the show La Voz... Mexico in 2012, and last year she served as a judge for Season 1 of La Voz Kids. Now, Paulina is reportedly suing Telemundo - the network behind La Voz Kids - for trying to give her the boot prior to the show's upcoming second season, according to TMZ.
Paulina claims she is owed $1.325 million for Season 2, so she is suing to get that amount, along with an additional $100K for Season 1 clips of her that have aired in the show's ads. Whew.
Telemundo execs reportedly informed Paulina that she is being replaced because of scheduling conflicts due to her commitment to X Factor. However, Paulina apparently believes that the network decided to get rid of her because they found a cheaper judge. Telemundo's rep has declined to comment.
Paulina joined X Factor's judging panel for Season 3 in 2013, along with Kelly Rowland. Paulina's contestant, Carlito Olivero, came in third place in the competition.
Do you think Paulina will win her lawsuit? And are you hoping to see her on future seasons of X Factor?