For all the chatter over who may next judge The X Factor - Britney Spears, for $20 million? - it's easy to forget: the show is also without a host for season two.
And that remains the case, E! News reports, even after the show asked Darren Criss about the gig.
"They were after him," an X Factor insider said. "But there's no way he could have done it with everything he has going on.