Simon Cowell: Will Smith Won't Be a Judge on 'X Factor'

The rumor mill is buzzing that Will Smith has signed on as a judge for Simon Cowell's US "X Factor," but the candid judge is putting those rumors to rest.

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"I would love to work with Will, but I don't know where this story has come from, because we have never even spoken," Cowell told "Extra's" Terri Seymour.

"The X Factor" will appear on FOX in 2011... without Will.