Matt Linnen: ‘I’ll lap up the attention after X Factor!’

It’s barely a month since the X Factor contestants moved into their plush multi-million pound north London mansion but hunk Matt Linnen is already finding it difficult to adjust to the new routine of ‘bunking-up’ with his co-stars. The 28-year-old plasterer from Southend, who has three children to two different women, is…

Tracyleanne Jefford: ‘Nicole has helped to make me feel beautiful’

Mum-of-three Tracyleanne Jefford might be known for her heavy make-up on The X Factor, but the 35-year-old, who was brought up in the traveller community, now looks almost unrecognisable following last weekend’s first live show. Her new look is a far cry from the bold lippy, big hoops and slick-backed…

Whatever happened to… Rachel Adedeji

Saturday night fever When you think of The X Factor, you’d be lying if you said you didn’t think of Peter Dickson calling out the name ‘ebay’ in his signature style on a Saturday night circa 2009. It became quite the Twitter trend. But what happened to the singer after…

Eek! The X Factor’s Cheryl and Nicole Scherzinger at WAR

Following Cheryl Cole‘s return to The X Factor, Now can exclusively reveal judge Nicole Scherzinger is pulling out all the stops to ensure she isn’t overshadowed. Their feud has been well documented and dates back to 2011 when Nicole, 39, took over from 34-year-old Cheryl on The X Factor USA…