We think it’s safe to say that things got a little ‘heated’ last night, didn’t they?
Yesterday we told you how Cheryl Fernandez-Versini was subjected to Salem Witch Trial-esque treatment by the arena audience when she was selecting her Top 6 Girls for the X Factor.
But who knew just how SCANDALOUS the whole thing would become.
Lots of fantastic singers headed home yesterday, but in scenes that were near-reminiscent of ‘Gamu-gate’, Chezza brought back jazzy warbler Chloe Jasmine, and swapped her for funky-haired Orla Keogh.
As the final 6 thought they were safe in their seats, the Geordie princess confessed to Simon Cowell– with almost Shakespearian levels of drama - that: “I’ve made such a big mistake.”
“I want to bring Chloe back”.
At this point we involuntarily fell off our armchair, as our jaws dropped to the floor with such mighty force.
Honestly, the whole thing was like a more sinister gladiatorial version of ‘musical chairs’.
And when Orla got the boot, Mel B threw the MOTHER of all tantrums – and of course, it was telly gold.
Mel bolted off from the judges table, and walking past a devvo’d Orla said: “I think that was a mistake. I told Cheryl that.”
What was Orla’s loss was of course Chloe’s gain. Cheryl told the former ‘The Face’ contestant that: “I want versatility in my group moving forward. I want somebody that can do something different each week. You have that for me. I’m missing that when I look up there.”
Chloe must have been made-up though, eh?
Over on Twitter, people were getting PRETTY angry about the whole episode, accusing the producers of setting the whole thing up and getting mardy that other fan favourites like Monica ALSO got the boot - instead of contestants like Chloe.
THE PEOPLE ARE NOT HAPPY CHEZZA.
Remember to tune in tonight for more scandalous musical chair antics from those crrrrrazy judges.
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