Khloe Kardashian, Mario Lopez Confirmed to Host X Factor

Entertainment Oct. 16, 2012 AT 7:45PM
Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez on January 7, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez on January 7, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Credit: Denise Truscello/WireImage

Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez are the new hosts of X Factor!

As Us Weekly reported on Oct. 2, Kardashian and Lopez will team up to host the second season of Fox's reality competition show, the network confirmed Tuesday. The reality starlet and Extra host will join judges Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid and Simon Cowell on X Factor.

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"The worst kept secret in Hollywood is out. Mario and Khloé are our hosts," Cowell, 53, said in a statement. "They will debut on our first live show in November and I couldn't be happier."

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Both Kardashian, 28, and Lopez, 39, are both looking forward to adding X Factor host to their resumes.

"I'm so thrilled to become a part of the X Factor family," Kardashian said. "I've been a big fan of the show and look forward to working with Simon and all of the judges. It's going to be so much fun!"

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Lopez said, "I'm very excited to be joining the X Factor team. I love the show, and I've been a big fan of Simon Cowell and the judges for a long time. Khloé and I have been friends for years and I know we'll be a great team and have a blast."

The new co-hosts will make their X Factor debut in November during the live broadcasts.

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