The X Factor Auditions Begin in Austin TX (Photos) (Video)

THE X FACTOR: L-R: L.A. Reid, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears and Simon Cowell on the set of THE X FACTOR airing on FOX. CR: Ray Mickshaw / FOX.

The X Factor auditions began in Austin TX yesterday amidst almost immediate controversy as new judge, Britney Spears suddenly disappeared from the panel and missed four auditions!  Oh, you know Simon Cowell  is loving it.

The “will Britney meltdown?” watch had officially begun in earnest!

Check out a video  of the judges, L.A. Reid, Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and Britney Spears, arriving at the venue yesterday. Plus…photos!

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