February 23rd, 2012
12:05 PM ET
Cowell wouldn't confirm or deny the gossip in a talk with reporters Wednesday, but he did say he's currently exploring his options.
"We will meet with a number of people over the next few weeks," Cowell said. "There is loads of speculation. There are a lot more people who have entered the fray this year. We wanted to see who would contact us before we contact people. That's a good place to be."
"It will be two," Cowell said. "As we've learned on the show is, you've got so much information to relay as one person, it's impossible to have one person doing a hosting job. You've got to give out so much information now, they're like newscasters now, these hosts. It's a much bigger role, I think there's a fun way to do it with two people. I always wanted a boy and a girl to host the show and I think it's going to happen now."
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