Simon Cowell wants to replace Britney with Katy on The X Factor Mon-04-Mar-13 06:31 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyThere’s a rumour that SIMON COWELL has offered KATY PERRY and JOHN MAYER $20 MILLION to replace BRITNEY SPEARS and L.A. REID as judges on the next season of "X Factor".Since Katy and John are apparently a couple, he thinks it could be a "brilliant" move to bring their chemistry to the show. And if there's any relationship-bickering . . . even better! You May Also Like Miley Cyrus gets her claws out and slams Katy Perry Katy Perry the Aussie Weather Girl! How Simon Cowell gets his best ideas Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .