Not surprising. Any reasonable person could have seen this coming. Because as chairman and CEO of Epic Records, Reid needs to give is 100% in seeing the success of artist under that Umbrella and multi-tasking with X Factor cannot bring about success for his artist.
Here is what Reid had to say:
“I have decided that I will not return to The X Factor next year. I have a company to run that I’ve kind of neglected. It saddens me a little bit, but only a little bit. I love Simon. We have a great relationship. We have fun together, we talk, we laugh, we do bad things, we’re friends.”