Plus, Rebecca Ferguson threatens management with legal action, and Tulisa blew £19k on party plane to Ibiza
We’ll begin today’s look at all things X Factor with the news that judge Louis Walsh wants Sharon Osbourne to accompany him to Judges’ Houses this year, and not Sinitta, who Simon Cowell insisted he take last year.
And although Louis has reportedly already agreed a deal with Mrs O to host the round in one of her homes in the States, or in Louis’ Miami pad, it seems that Simon has yet to OK the deal.
A show insider told TV Biz, “In Louis’s head he’s already there but he needs Simon’s OK.”
Sinitta is apparently flying out to LA to visit with Simon this week, so she may find out then if he plans for her to be Louis’ helper at Judges’ Houses again this year, as she was last year.
She said, “I’m going to LA to see Simon soon so I’m going to talk to him about it then…”
In other news, former finalist Rebecca Ferguson has fired off a series of furious tweets at her management team after ditching them for working her too hard and for having no consideration for her.
It seems the incident that made her decide to fire the team came after she collapsed during the recording of an interview recently, and rather than be worried for the star, her managers apparently gave her a can of soft drink and ordered her to continue with the interview.
She later threatened legal action and tweeted, “Resorting to stalking my twitter the same people that watched me collapse …
“And gave me a can of coke and said now go do your interview .
‘The same people that worked me so much I collapsed and had to say stop!!!
“I need to see my children you need to give me time off vile!!!!
“Was so exhausted I couldn’t physically walk on my own but was still told I had to work!!! #vile (sic).
“See you in court!!! #greedyvermon”
I’m assuming she meant ‘vermin’ there.
Anyway, she later added, “Be nice to have a nice new responsible caring management team!! Who care for me and my childrens well being #seeyouincourt!!! (sic).”
Finally today, at least one X Factor bod is happy, and that’s Tulisa, who’s in Ibiza celebrating not only her recent court victory in having MC Ultra admit he did leak THAT sex tape, but also her 24th birthday.
And in an extreme extravagance, Tulisa hired a private jet, at a cost of £19k, to take her and a party of ten friends out to Spanish island Ibiza.
She’s also paid to put everyone up in a luxury resort on the island, and is treating her entourage to nights out and parties.
While at a nightclub this week, she told one partygoer, “I’m here to have fun, I’m putting everything else behind me.”
And fair dos.
More X Factor news soon!