Posted April 16, 2011 by DJ Enuff in Music

Cee Lo Green admits ‘American Idol’ is over.

Green, who had been offered a gig on Simon Cowell’s “The X Factor” told reporters that he turned it down because he was simply “unfamiliar with the concept of ‘The X Factor” He added of Cowell’s upcoming singing competition, “I knew the name and I knew the parties involved, but as an enterprise, I didn’t know what made it distinctive enough. Quite honestly, I felt like ‘American Idol’ and these other entities had run their course.” As ‘American Idol ‘ comes to the end of  its 10th season, Cowell’s U.S. version of “X Factor” is preparing for its fall debut.