Time to read between the lines, 'X Factor' fans. Season 1 winner Melanie Amaro has seen her debut, 'Truly,' shelved yet again. It was supposed to be released shortly after her Dec. 2011 victory, but was pushed to late 2012 and then to March 2013. Now, her label has said there is "no scheduled release date" for the singer's debut. That's not a good sign. The album may never see the light of day.
With Britney Spears bouncing after a season (and a hefty paycheck) and heading for the greener (in terms of paper) pastures of a Las Vegas residency and music industry guru L.A. Reid bailing after two seasons to focus on running Epic, which is his "real" job, Simon Cowell and 'X Factor' have two meteor-sized holes to fill on the judge's panel. Topping the acid-tongued Brit's list to replace some of the other Brit's star power is Pink.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, but it's hard to be furious when the people who scorned you are offering you millions of dollars to sit at a table and talk about someone else's singing.