Louis Walsh claims he only left The X Factor because Simon Cowell 'paid him off'
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Louis Walsh claims he only left The X Factor because Simon Cowell ‘paid him off’


With the X Issue: Celeb attributable to begin this weekend, choose Louis Walsh has opened up about the true causes he left the expertise present.

And, removed from there being a behind-the-scenes row, the present’s boss Simon Cowell truly “paid” Louis to depart.

He had been on the present since its launch in 2004. He didn’t participate in sequence 12 in 2015, however returned in 2016 for sequence 13.

Louis then introduced he wouldn’t return for sequence 15 in 2018.

Louis will probably be again on our screens in X Issue: Celeb on Saturday evening (Credit score: Syco/Thames/ITV)

Talking on the Specsavers Spectacle Wearer Of The 12 months Awards on Tuesday evening (October 8), Louis opened as much as the Day by day Star.

Louis revealed: “I wasn’t kicked off. The truth is, I used to be paid off in the event you actually wish to know the reality.”

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I wasn’t kicked off. The truth is, I used to be paid off in the event you actually wish to know the reality.

He added: “I’m again, hear, you’d take it in the event you had been supplied it… it was lots.”

Requested if there was any “dangerous blood” between himself and Simon on the time, Louis insisted: “By no means, ever, ever. I used to be there for thus lengthy – it’s enjoyable.”

He’ll be part of Simon Cowell and Nicole Schzeringer on the panel, whereas Dermot O’Leary hosts (Credit score: Syco/Thames/ITV)

The X Issue: Celeb begins on ITV this coming Saturday evening (October 12) and, Louis revealed, followers are in for a deal with.

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The present will see 15 superstar acts compete to be topped the champion.

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As Ent Day by day reported, Louis confirmed that two key phases of the competitors had been dropped.

Talking to The Solar, Louis stated that each the Six Chair Problem and Bootcamp have been dropped.

“What we’re doing this 12 months I believe is an excellent concept,” he stated. “I believe everybody’s going to like watching these celebrities as a result of it’s not what individuals count on.

Louis on the 2017 X Issue panel (Credit score: Splash Information)

He added: “A few of them are actually good. The present feels extra thrilling. There’s no Bootcamp, no Six Chair Problem, it feels slick this 12 months.”

Final week, the present’s full line-up, plus the acts’ official portraits, had been launched.

Tell us what you consider Louis’ feedback on our Fb web page @EntertainmentDailyFix.

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