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Why Cheryl Cole's accent may have cost her the X Factor job

British pop star Cheryl Cole has been dropped from the judging panel of the US version of The X Factor, according to a US report.

Sources claimed producers were concerned the singer's Geordie accent was too strong for US audiences.

People in Newcastle, some American students and an elocutionist gave their reaction.

  • 26 May 2011
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