Report: Khloe, Mario set to co-host 'The X Factor'

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Jennifer Milbrett,Buzz

Money must be no object over at "The X Factor."

After inking deals with new judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato this summer, the show is now reportedly in talks with two biggish names who will serve as co-hosts.

TMZ says Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez are in the final stages of being added to the payroll.

The gossip site reports that the finishing touches are being put on their contracts and both are ready to sign.

The new salaries are said to be adding millions of dollars to the already gigantic talent budget (Brit alone makes a reported $15 million).

The only original cast members remaining for season two are Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid. At the end of season one, judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, along with host Steve Jones, were dismissed.

If and when Khloe and Mario sign on the dotted line, they will be announced later this week and debut on the show in November.

LeAnn does post-rehab interview

There were a lot of questions lingering when LeAnn Rimes left for a 30-day stint in rehab to deal with stress and anxiety.

And in her first interview since finishing her treatment, she tries to explain.

"I've been in therapy my whole life," the Grammy winner told the Boston Herald. "I like going. I like being able to have that third-party input and someone to listen that has nothing to do with your life. Everyone has an opinion of how I am and how I should be, and now I'm focusing on how I want to be."

According to Us Weekly, the country singer was seeking help because of an obsession with her husband, Eddie Cebrian's, wandering eye. She's also reportedly been struggling with cyberbullying since 2009 when her affair with Eddie ended his marriage.

But LeAnn says she's looking forward and not back.

"I had some wonderful times in my 20s, but your 20s are hard," she said. "It was a lot of learning experiences ... and a lot were thrown at me publicly. I was ready to embrace 30."

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