Cee Lo Green Didn't Shun The X Factor

Entertainment Mar. 2, 2011 AT 12:48PM
Cee Lo Green Didn't Shun The  X Factor Credit: Jon Furniss/WireImage; JMEnternational/Redferns

Last month, UK's Daily Mail reported that singer Cee Lo Green, 36, turned down a gig on Simon Cowell's new talent contest, The X Factor, but a rep for the show tells UsMagazine.com that's not the case.

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"A meeting with Cee Lo did take place and the show was discussed, but he was never offered a role," says the rep.

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Cowell's highly anticipated American version of the British hit begins auditioning singers and bands in cities across the U.S. later this month.

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