L.A. Reid will not be returning as a judge for the next season of The X Factor, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The trade paper reports that Reid will return his focus on his duties as the chairman of Epic Records.
"I have the utmost respect for Simon Cowell," Reid said Thursday. "He is the very best, and I have had the opportunity to learn so much from him. Working with him on X Factor has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I'm honored to have sat on the panel with such incredible talent." Read the report for more details.