Thumbnail image for Kate Moss at 4th Mango Fashion Awards 2012Rumours doing the rounds claim that Simon Cowell wants Kate Moss to join X Factor as a Style Consultant. According to the Mirror, the media mogul wants to bring the supermodel on board to amp up the fashion side of the show.

"Simon is looking at ways of refreshing the show and one idea he will bring to the table is getting Kate Moss on board," an insider told the newspaper.

"He knows how important the styling of the ­contestants is and having a supermodel and a world-famous name on board would certainly raise the bar. Kate could give the contestants advice and ideas on how they want to look and also how to look after themselves and still look great in the years ahead."

This year's X Factor season saw the worst audience figures in seven years. The show couldn't beat its rival Strictly Come Dancing in the ratings stakes.

Could the injection of a supermodel help give the series the much-needed lift it needs?

We all know that Moss is a fan of the programme. She made an appearance on the set of X Factor back in 2008, when she was rumoured to be in discussions with Cheryl Cole over a potential Topshop collection. Then there was those whispers in 2009 that she was teaming up Louis Walsh on an X Factor-style series aimed at finding the next big thing in modelling. Both of these ventures never materialised.

Will these latest tittle tattle also fail to be true?

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