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Clicky bits: Scherzinger to host 'X Factor'? Star calls NeNe an animal

According to PEOPLE, Simon Cowell may have found the host for his "X Factor." A source told the magazine that ex-Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger will be doing the hosting duties. She has appeared on the U.K. version as a guest judge. No word yet if she'll have a co-host.

• Star Jones eased away from an irate NeNe Leakes on Sunday night’s “Celebrity Apprentice,” but don’t get the legal-eagle-turned-talk-host wrong. She wasn’t backing down from a feud. As Jones explained during a Tuesday morning spot on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” she was just following the rules of the wild. "I was thinking I need to keep calm because, not for nothing, Ellen, but when you're confronted in the wild with an uncaged animal, you're supposed to retreat,” the “Apprentice” hopeful joked. "You're not supposed to attack."

• Once again “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon donned his Donald Trump getup for a blistering send up of the boardroom boss. This time Fallon’s Trump took on the president for announcing the fall of Osama bin Laden during his primetime spot. “I don’t know about you, but to me the message is clear: President Obama is so scared of me and so desperate for attention, that he felt the need to hunt down and kill Osama bin Laden right in the middle of my show.” It was, according to faux-Trump, a “classic Obama move.”

•The hilarious Beardpocalypse descended on “Conan” Monday night, as guest Will Ferrell decided that in light of current events (i.e. the downfall of the bearded bin Laden), it was time for Conan O’Brien to leave his whiskers behind. Watch the clip below to see if Ferrell was successful in wielding the mighty “Excalibeard.”

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