Cowell considering Simpson for 'X Factor' role

Jessica Simpson would “definitely” love to be a judge on the US version of ‘The X Factor’.

Jessica Simpson would “definitely” love to be a judge on the US version of ‘The X Factor’.

The singer-and-actress is one of a number of stars being considered to join Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid on the panel when the show launches Stateside and the blonde beauty admits the opportunity would be a “lot of fun”.

The 30-year-old star - whose career is managed by her parents Joe and Tina – told website WWD: “They have definitely talked to me about ‘X Factor’. I think it would be a lot of fun. It’s definitely my life. To be a mentor for up-and-coming artists is right up my alley. I would have loved to have a mentor. I love watching people’s dreams come true.”

Jessica – who was previously married to Nick Lachey – got engaged to former NFL player Eric Johnson last November but insists the couple have no plans to tie the knot in the near future.

She said: “No date has been set yet. We’ve both been married before. We’re enjoying our commitment to each other. We want to take our time.

“I will be part of designing my own wedding gown. We might elope if it gets to that point.”

Eric, 31, had his divorce from Keri Johnson – who he was married to for five years – finalised just a month before he proposed to Jessica, who he has dated since May 2010.

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