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Britney Spears. Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Images.

Britney Spears has banned alcohol backstage at X Factor.

The singer – who joined the panel of Simon Cowell's music talent hunt alongside Demi Lovato this year – has made sure she will not be tempted by booze, with her team banning the possibility of her accessing it.

According to USMagazine.com, her representatives said in a note: "Very important. We require you to empty minibars of all alcohol. And no gifts of wine or any other alcoholic beverages, please."

Drink is not the only thing Britney – who is also joined by L.A. Reid on the judging panel – is believed to have banned from the show; pretty women are also no allowed backstage.

A source said recently: "Britney has stipulated that none of the backstage staff working with her are too pretty or stylish."

However, the singer claims she is having a great time on the program, even though she did want to quit after shooting the first episode.

She said: "I was really nervous. You have all these people behind you and you know they're rooting on you. It's a really exciting, electrifying thing to do."