X Factor fans were left fuming after an alleged fix gave Rak-Su two artists to duet with while the other competitors were only given one each.

The duets during the singing contest finals has long been a fan favourite, but this year the round left some viewers with a bitter taste.

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Rak-Su were joined on stage by Wycleff Jean and Naughty Boy, Grace Davies was accompanied by Paloma Faith and Kevin Davy was paired up with an ex-Britain's Got Talent winner.

Fans didn't think the matches were fair, not least because BGT's Tokio Myers isn't even a singer.




Meanwhile, Judge Nicole Scherzinger was left fuming after Simon banned her from performing on stage with Kevin.

According to The Mirror, Nicole told a work colleague last week: "Nicole couldn't believe it when she was told Kevin would perform with Tokio.

"There was no discussion about it so it came as a huge shock.

"She went to speak to Simon about it but he had already made his decision and there was no changing it.

"Nicole was fuming."

In a recent interview, the X Factor head honcho himself revealed that he was once 'thrown in jail' for pointing a toy gun at a bus driver.

Speaking to the Alison Hammond on This Morning, the music mogul said: "It was a joke. I thought, I put a gun to... I shouldn't even be saying this... it was a pretend gun and we said to the bus driver, 'Take us to Watford' and he literally did not stop.

"I was in Watford the other day with Rak-Su and I told them this story, the last time I went to bloody Watford I was actually thrown in jail."

The industry heavyweight also revealed that he thought he was dead after taking a tumble down the stairs on his way to fetch some milk.

"It's kind of embarrassing. I went down to get some milk, which isn't very rock and roll, because I was feeling a little bit lightheaded. I fell down the staircase, woke up, I thought I was dead first of all. I swear to god."

After Alison joked that he should buy a stairlift, Cowell replied: "The day I get to that... the day I get to that, honest to god, it's over. I'll take an elevator; I'm not having a stairlift. Anyway, I'm fine now, thank you."

X Factor concludes at 7:20pm tonight on ITV1.

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James Dawson

James Dawson is a Journalist at LADbible. He has contributed articles to LADbible’s ‘Knowing Me, Knowing EU’ series on the EU referendum, the 'Electoral Dysfunction' series on the 2017 general election, the ‘U OK M8?’ series tackling mental health amongst young men, and for its ‘Climate Change’ initiative in partnership with National Geographic.

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