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Khlo√© Kardashian, Mario Lopez to Host "The X-Factor"

Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage | Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- Another Kardashian has another TV gig: Khloé Kardashian has been confirmed as one of the new hosts of Fox’s The X-Factor along with Saved by the Bell alum and Extra host Mario Lopez.

Kardashian, star of Keeping Up with the Kardashians and the spin-off Khloé & Lamar, and Lopez will begin appearing on the reality competition midway through its current second season, joining judges Britney Spears, L.A. Reid, Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell.

The addition of Kardashian and Lopez to the reality competition show had been rumored for months.

“The worst kept secret in Hollywood is out,” Cowell joked in Fox’s press release.  “Mario and Khloé are our hosts.  They will debut on our first live show in November and I couldn’t be happier.”

“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!”

“I’m very excited to be joining The X-Factor team,’” Lopez said.  “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.”

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Report: Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez to Host "The X Factor"

Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Although the singing competition has already premiered on Fox, TMZ reports that Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez are slated to be the new hosts of The X Factor.

TMZ also reports that Fox will make the official announcement this week, and Kardashian and Lopez will start their hosting duties in November.

Lopez should be comfortable on the X Factor stage as he's currently a correspondent on TV's Extra.

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"Extra" Host Mario Lopez to Wed in December

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- Extra host Mario Lopez and his fiancée, Courtney Mazza, will wed at a private home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on Dec. 1, reports Life & Style. A friend of the couple said save-the-date cards have already been mailed.  

The friend explained, "It's pink and white, with an M and C intertwined, sort of like the New York Yankees logo."  The friend added, "Everyone is so happy for them." 

This will be the former Saved by the Bell star's second marriage and Mazza's first. The couple's daughter, Gia, was born in September 2010.

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MTV Renews 'America's Best Dance Crew'

PRNewsFoto/MTV Networks International(LOS ANGELES) -- MTV has renewed its competition show America's Best Dance Crew for a seventh season, according to Variety.

The show, hosted by Mario Lopez and co-produced by American Idol's resident big dog Randy Jackson, ranks as cable's number one original series in the 12-34 demographic.

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