Simon Cowell made a DIG at former Xfactor judges Cheryl and Rita Ora

It would seem as though there might be a hint of bad blood between Xfactor boss Simon Cowell, and two former judges. 

Rita Ora and Cheryl Cole decided to spend time working on their respective careers, rather than returning to the judging panel. 

Simon recently gave an interview, where he comments on the "selfish" choices the two women made. 

The music mogul explained that  "when you're sitting as a judge and you're judging these shows you have to like people. If you don't, you can't do this job. It's as simple as that."

Simon goes on to explain that an issue he faces with his judging panel revolves around egos. 

"Singers don't want to find other stars. It's just not in their DNA. They only think about themselves. That is the nature of being a solo artist."

Rita Ora and Cheryl were replaced by veteran judges, and fan favourites, Sharon Osbourne and Nicole Sherzinger. 

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