We don’t always agree with Louis Walsh’s weird and wonderful X Factor decisions, and his latest reported ‘idea’ to cull half of Stereo Kicks is making us want to hide behind the sofa and cry for the next few months.
DON’T DO IT LOUIS.
Talking on the Xtra Factor, the 62-year-old basically blamed the whole ‘having eight member’s’ thing on big boss Simon Cowell, admitted that he doesn’t really connect with the boys and hinted that having a small group would help their chances in the competition.
He explained: “I didn’t connect with the band – Simon’s the one who put eight in the band. I didn’t put eight in the band.
“I’m going to have to talk to the boys.”
We’re sensing that won’t be a talk about how fit and amazing they are. Sadface.
Sarah Jane Crawford then asked him if he’d ACTUALLY consider breaking up the eight-piece, to which Louis replied: “I’m not telling you on live TV, someone might be watching.”
ARGH NO. Don’t ruin our Saturday nights like this LouLou. We can’t cope.
Stereo Kicks already had a tricky weekend, with their rendition of Donna Summer’s ‘Boys Of Summer’ landing them in the terrifying bottom tow.
If you thought their week was bad, spare a thought for Chloe-Jasmine who lost the sing-off against our fave eight-piece after a slated performance of ‘Fame’ on Saturday.
Still, at least she got to be her true self this time round, after being too scared to be natural back in her 2006 audition.
Speaking on the Xtra Factor after the results, Chlo said: “I think I’ve actually redeemed myself, I came in and I’ve been completely myself.
“I used to hide my accent because I was teased for it and I just don’t want to be that person anymore.”
Back in ’06, Simon Cowell and Sharon Osbourne told her she had no real identity (ouch), which made her especially happy to have made it this far this year.
She told Sarah-Jayne Crawford: “I feel wonderful, I honestly did not think that I would get past the first audition and now I’m like ‘oh my God’, I made it to the live shows.
“I really don’t consider myself a vocalist so I was amazed that they liked the sound of my voice.”
The song choice might’ve let her down this time, but we predict big things for Chloe.
We can’t wait to see what she does next!
[X Factor 2014: Chloe-Jasmine Dropped Her Posh Accent for 2006 Audition?]
[X Factor 2014: Cheryl Slams ‘Sheep’ Who Agreed With Simon Cowell’s Kermit Comment]