First look at X Factor: Celebrity as stars perform at Simon Cowell’s house in front of star-studded crowd for brand new series

The Sun Entertainment 1 month ago

THE Chase’s Jenny ‘The Vixen’ Ryan and Glee’s Kevin McHale belt out tunes in front of the judges in a first look at X Factor: Celebrity at Simon Cowell’s house.

The stars get to know each other by the pool at Simon’s sun-soaked mansion in Malibu, with presenter Ricki Lake enjoying some Buck’s fizz as she chats to Hayley Hasselhoff.

The Chase’s Jenny ‘The Vixen’ Ryan belts out a tune in front of the judges in a first look at X Factor: Celebrity at Simon Cowell’s house[/caption]

The stars get to know each other by the pool at Simon’s sun-soaked mansion in Malibu[/caption]

Love Island quartet Zara McDermott, Samira Mighty, Wes Nelson and Eyal Booker are all smiles beside duo Max and Harvey.

After introductions around the bar and pool, it’s down to business as the hopefuls do their best to impress judges Nicole Scherzinger, Louis Walsh and Simon.

The trio were joined by a star-studded audience made up of industry heavyweights such as Randy Jackson and David Foster.

Each of the acts might be relatively new to the singing stage, but that doesn’t stop them from looking comfortable.

The celebs mingle by the bar[/caption]

The backdrop is much different to the usual X Factor opening episodes[/caption]

The Try Star boys – Thom Evans, Ben Foden and Levi Davis, all looked relaxed[/caption]

Glee’s Kevin McHale receives feedback from the judges[/caption]

Will Max and Harvey impress?[/caption]

With Brendan Cole and Jeremy Edwards, Martin Bashir and the Try Star boys – Thom Evans, Ben Foden and Levi Davis, all looking relaxed.

Yesterday Louis Walsh teased the X Factor: Celebrity categories ahead of Saturday’s launch show and tipped Megan McKenna to win.

While viewers will have to wait until the weekend to find out which judge gets which category, Louis has let slip he’s got “two boys and two girls”.

He told The Sun Online: “I have two boys and two girls … I think the groups are the strongest. They are really good.”

Brendan Cole and Jeremy Edwards are used to different types of performing[/caption]

Martin Bashir is one of the line-up’s most surprising names[/caption]

Hayley Hasselhoff will hope to achieve the same musical success as her father David[/caption]

Louis Walsh knows how to make an entrance[/caption]

Ricki and Martin clink glasses[/caption]

Jeremy and Brendan turned up in a red Mustang[/caption]

Although his comments don’t confirm exactly which category he has, Louis did make his opinion on former Towie star Megan McKenna’s participation in the show.

He said: “Megan McKenna will surprise a lot of people though.

“I was down in Essex for the first time ever this week. She is everything I thought she wasn’t.

“She takes it very seriously and works hard.”

Louis has certainly made his mark on returning to the show, having reignited his feud with former judge Cheryl Tweedy.

The 67-year-old was asked if he was surprised she hadn’t been snapped up as a judge.

Louis, who first sat on the judging panel with Cheryl in 2008, sniped: “You mean as a contestant? She would be good. She could even win it.”

And when asked if Chezza would have to mime to win it, Louis added: “Cheryl doesn’t mime”.

Before he winked and said: “It is called lip-syncing.”


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