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Cheryl Cole out at 'X Factor' because ...

Cheryl Cole attends the 2011 Fox Upfront at

Cheryl Cole attends the 2011 Fox Upfront at Wollman Rink - Central Park on May 16, 2011 in New York City. (May 16, 2011) Credit: Getty Images

... contestants couldn't understand her?! Yes, that's what a British newspaper reports by way of explaining Cheryl Cole's sudden and mysterioius departure from "The X Factor's" judging panel... 

Oh, come on!

As the Brits might say, that's bollocks!

She does have that lilting north country accent -- guess you'd call it "geordie" -- but hardly difficult to understand her. I'll bet Paula wanted her out ...

The Telegraph reports that: 

 After struggling, particularly in the last two auditions in Chicago, she has been dumped from her much-hyped job as a judge – having been on camera for a paltry total of four days. During that time, she was booed by the audience and became tearful when asked to repeat herself. At one point, she asked a contestant where he was from and he thought she was asking how old he was.

Here's Cheryl from a couple years ago. I understood every syllable perfectly; you? Again, my Paula theory will ultimately prevail ...

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