My weekly feature revealing who I've loved and loathed over the last seven days in showbiz


Jahmene Douglas‘s audition was probably the best I have ever seen on any talent show anywhere in the world (and I’ve certainly seen a few).

Just like when I watched Susan Boyle’s first Britain’s Got Talent audition five years ago, I was desperately hoping the nervous ASDA worker would pull out the performance of his life.

But I needn’t have worried. Jahmene was effortlessly brilliant. I can’t see any way he will not make the final.

The thought of having to commit to The X Factor every Saturday and Sunday night until Christmas felt a bit too much to take before I saw Jahmene sing.

But now I have remembered the feel good factor behind the show.

11140|000015dba|780c_Melanie-Brown12.jpgVILLAIN: MEL B

On the other hand, Scary Spice Melanie Brown reminded me of everything
most people hate about the The X Factor as she tore strips of contestants in
an unnecessarily scathing manner.

While it was utterly compelling to watch, it’s not going to do anything
to dispel her reputation as one of the biggest bitches in showbiz.

It also won’t help push forward a more permanent reunion with her Spice

I’m sure Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell will have
noticed the force in which she chucked away their dolls which Louis
Walsh had provided for her as a joke.

Then again, I do think Mel should have been given the job over Nicole

At least she gave us something to all rage about, unlike
Nicole who is, frankly, just too soft.

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