In the Dan Wootton interview, Louis discusses his new BFF
Louis Walsh has survived countless rumours that he’s facing the axe from The X Factor but for now, after 8 years, his job appears as safe as it’s ever been.
The 59-year-old is loving new co-judge Tulisa Contostavlos…
‘We 100 per cent have a genuine friendship,’ Louis tells Now’s Dan Wootton.
‘She’s rough around the edges but that’s what I like about her. You go into her dressing room and they’re smoking and drinking.
‘She can be a bit of a loose cannon, but she cares. I love her honesty. What you see is what you get.
‘I know more about Tulisa than I do anyone on the programme.’
Louis believes Tulisa, 23, is a born star.
‘I think she has the potential to be absolutely enormous,’ he says.
‘But sometimes she thinks she knows it all when she doesn’t.
‘She talks about the N-Dubz like they’re The Beatles but I didn’t know who they were before the show.
‘I didn’t know who she was either!
‘Not everyone loves the N-Dubz – they’re not the Black Eyed Peas.
‘But I love her. And it’s not a put-on thing for the cameras.
‘I just can’t do fake any more.’
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