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X Factor Top Story The X Factor: Simon Cowell 'can't remember Cheryl's new surname' Cheryl admits that Simon "just can't be bothered" to learn her new surname.
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini says in hindsight Simon Cowell was "right" to fire her. The X Factor: Simon on firing Cheryl The singer says "it's about the contestants for me and if people enjoy my dress that's nice". Cheryl: 'X Factor not about what I wear' The presenter says Mel B could clash with all of her fellow judges during series. Dermot: 'Mel B is a mini Sharon Osbourne' The talent show judge says that she "adores" 'Geordie Spice' Cheryl. Mel B: 'X Factor judges are very competitive' The X Factor judge feels like he's "back in control" of the show. Simon Cowell 'not interested in sob stories' Show to introduce free public voting for the first time in its history with official app. X Factor to offer free public voting Watch new promo showing Sarah-Jane Crawford taking over the ITV2 sister show. See new Xtra Factor host in new promo The returning judge says that she and Walsh "don't like each other". Cheryl Cole: 'No love lost with Louis Walsh' The show's boss wanted Tamera Foster to make it to the final. Cowell: 'Previous X Factor was predictable' Singer is spotted filming in Bermuda, where Louis Walsh is thought to be. X Factor: Tulisa filming Judges' Houses? The new series of The X Factor will kick off on Saturday, August 30 on ITV. The X Factor: When is it back? X Factor judge is the latest star to be covered in freezing water. Watch Simon Cowell's Ice Bucket Challenge Sarah-Jane Crawford says Cheryl and Jean-Bernard look "really happy". Xtra Factor host: 'Cheryl is lovely' The Boss Is Back and Louis Looks Back are among special shows. ITV announces week of X Factor specials Move over Rylan, Wagner and Kitty. Here comes Chloe-Jasmine Whichello. X Factor has found this year's Katie Waissel When will it air? Which acts are returning? What twists is Cowell planning? All we know about X Factor 2014 so far The audience reacted badly to some of the singer's decisions at the boot camp stage. Cheryl booed at X Factor boot camp Xtra Factor host says she "cried with happiness" when she landed role. Crawford: 'Cowell likes people with balls' The talent show will air in the US just one day after the UK broadcast. The X Factor UK to air in US on AXS TV The show's creator is absent this afternoon due to illness. Cowell replaced by bobblehead at auditions Mel B uploads shots with the panel at the audience auditions at Wembley Arena. X Factor judges pose for auditions selfie Louis Walsh says that he would love to see Contostavlos back at Judges' Houses. Tulisa tipped for X Factor return 60-second clip pits the panel's acts against each other in epic four-way clash. Watch the new X Factor teaser trailer The judges also discuss the audition songs they're sick of hearing. X Factor judges talk Louis dressing room secrets The comedian says that he would love to be Simon Cowell's guest at Judges' Houses. David Walliams: 'I want X Factor role' Singer says she "never holds a grudge" with people who have criticised her. Cher Lloyd wants to confront Louis Walsh Cheryl's co-stars describe her marriage as "the best kept secret in showbiz". X Factor blindsided by Cheryl wedding The X Factor judge says she is "excited to move forward" with new husband. Cheryl Cole weds boyfriend Reports suggest that we could be losing our beloved Deadlock from the live shows. Should there be a fifth X Factor judge? The X Factor will no longer be broadcasting Adam Miller's unsuccessful audition. X Factor: Why is an auditionee suing? Sharon Osbourne suggests that serious songwriters should avoid talent shows. Sharon Osbourne warns against The X Factor The singer says she isn't surprised Cole has returned to X Factor after US axe. Walsh: 'Cheryl doesn't hold grudges' Cheryl Cole looks mortified when the group of men ordered by Simon Cowell arrive. Sex Factor: Cheryl Cole gets a striptease "F**k the big hair. F**k the UK X Factor... I hate you," read part of the text. Cheryl reveals text to Cowell after firing The X Factor would still visit Scotland if it became independent, says the judge. Simon Cowell against Scottish independence Picture of X Factor judges celebrating Cheryl's birthday, but there's no Louis Walsh. Simon Cowell wears party hat for Cheryl Bailey's memoirs will include her experiences when competing on The X Factor Sam Bailey to release autobiography Jasmin Walia was pictured at X Factor auditions on Friday. TOWIE's Jasmin Walia auditions for X Factor ITV2 show presenter reveals reasons behind his decision to return to stand-up. Matt Richardson explains Xtra Factor exit Former girl group stars wear contrasting outfits at the second set of auditions. Cheryl, Mel B dress up as X Factor hits London