The boys get the fewest viewers' votes

Union J have been voted off The X Factor.

That means James Arthur, Jahmene Douglas and Christopher Maloney will perform in next week’s final.

‘I’m so happy with how well we’ve done,’ Union J singer Josh Cuthbert, 20, told viewers. ‘We’ve got so much to thank The X Factor for.’

Mentor Louis Walsh believes that Josh, JJ Hamblett, 24, and Jaymi Hensley, 22, and George Shelley, 19, have a great future.

‘I’m a little disappointed but we were ready for it,’ he declared, ‘they’re going to be the next big boy band.’

Hottie Jaymi, 22, has revealed he’s gay and has been dating boyfriend Olly, 21, for three years.

His legions of fans have been supportive on Twitter and the rest of the band have Tweeted: ‘Wanted to say how proud we are of our brother Jaymi for coming out and being proud of his sexuality!’

Read more about The X Factor in Now magazine dated 3 December 2012 – out now!


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