X Factor UK Headlines for 07/31/16

Katie Waissel entered Celebrity Big Brother.

Leona Lewis Puts Aside Pop World to Get Her Nails in ‘Cats’
When she was not yet 10, Leona Lewis was taken to see Cats in London. It turned out to be theatrical catnip.

“It was so magical and it was such a spectacle, just the music and the dance, everything was so emotional. I just remember loving it,” she recalled. “After seeing the show, I went to my singing teacher and I went, ‘I want to learn “Memory.'” So I ended up learning ‘Memory’ when I was like 9.”
Read more: Billboard

Katie Waissel flaunts her fabulous figure in a selection of racy swimwear as she sizzles in pre-Celebrity Big Brother photoshoot
She’s currently competing in Celebrity Big Brother and is hoping to win the crown.

Having enjoyed relative obscurity for many years, Katie Waissel had clearly been honing her fabulous figure before entering the house, as she was seen posing in a selection of racy swimwear during a glamorous pre-CBB photoshoot.

Beaming in every snap, the former X Factor contestant was clearly loving the attention as she posed for the camera.
Read more: Daily Mail

That’s what makes you BREW-tiful! Harry Styles swigs from a bottle of beer as he films Dunkirk homecoming scenes in Dorset
He was seen sporting an injury as he bandaged up his arm for a night out in London, on Saturday.

But Harry Styles proved he hadn’t lost his fighting spirit as he swigged from multiple bottles of beer, while filming for his debut acting role in WWII epic, Dunkirk, on Monday.

The 22-year-old looked completely authentic in his military ensemble and was covered in mud from head to toe – giving the impression that he had been weathered by war.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘It’s less cruel this year’: Returning X Factor host Dermot O’Leary says Simon Cowell has made the show ‘warmer’ after fatherhood changed him
X Factor fans were delighted to learn that Dermot O’Leary is set to return to the show this year after co-hosts Caroline Flack and Olly Murs both quit.

And now, the 43-year-old has told This Morning he’s delighted to be coming back to the talent programme, adding this year’s series ‘doesn’t feel cruel’ during his interview on Tuesday.

Speaking to Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes, the ITV favourite admitted the show’s atmosphere has been ‘very warm’ since the beginning of filming.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I wasn’t expecting it’: Simon Cowell reveals he was surprised Liam Payne signed with his rival Capitol Records… as he snubs the singer while praising other 1D members
He nurtured them from their beginnings on the X Factor to the lofty heights of global fame which saw them sell out stadium tours and shift millions upon millions of records.

But Simon Cowell, 56, appeared to take a swipe at One Direction’s Liam Payne after the 22-year-old signed a solo record deal with his label Syco Records’ rival Capitol Records.

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Simon said: ‘I was slightly surprised to read that Liam signed to another label. I wasn’t expecting it. But you know, that happens.’
Read more: Daily Mail

A REAL PAYNE Simon Cowell spills all on Liam Payne ditching Syco to sign with rival record label… without telling him first
Music mogul opens up about what is to come to the rest of the band following Liam’s split from Syco

SIMON COWELL has admitted his annoyance at ONE DIRECTION star LIAM PAYNE for ditching his record label to sign with a rival… without telling him.

In the first split between the Syco chief and a member of the boy band he made international superstars, CHERYL’s boyfriend last week signed with Universal label Capitol.

In an exclusive interview in Hollywood behind the scenes on America’s Got Talent, Simon told me: “It is a bit annoying if I am honest with you – mainly because it is a another label who has now got your artist who you worked with for so many years.
Read more: The Sun

Simon Cowell told Cheryl to leave her ‘screaming’ ex at home – but X Factor boss insists he had no part in split
The music mogul and said Cheryl’s estranged husband got “over excited” during filming for the ITV talent show

Simon Cowell has lifted the lid on the night he told Cheryl Fernandez-Versini to leave her “screaming” hubby at home.

Cowell said he warned her ex Jean Bernard over his behaviour after a bizarre run-in at the X Factor studios.

But the talent show guru – talking in Los Angeles as he works on America’s Got Talent – denied he played a part in Cheryl and JB’s marriage split, reports the Sunday People.

Simon, 56, said: “There was one night where his behaviour was out of order. Cheryl had an act in the bottom two or something.

“He was up on his feet, he was screaming, he put his hand across his neck at me.”
Read more: The Mirror

Simon Cowell reveals Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is ready to start a family with Liam Payne
The X Factor mogul reveals she’s in a “good place” after ditching French husband Jean-Bernard and dating Liam Payne

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is ready to start a family with new love Liam Payne.

That’s the verdict of one man who knows her almost like a father – Simon Cowell.

The X Factor mogul reveals she’s in a “good place” after ditching French husband Jean-Bernard and dating Liam Payne.

She got together with the One Direction star during The X Factor live stages in December, but sources close to the couple say they’re already trying for a baby.

And asked about the reports in our exclusive interview, Cowell refers to his own new family and says with a smile: “I guess that is what happens when you are with someone.
Read more: The Mirror

Let Me Entertain You! Robbie Williams nabbed by Sharon Osbourne as co-judge at X Factor judge’s houses
Pair previously united to find winner Sam Bailey in 2013

BRINGING SHARON OSBOURNE back to the X Factor was a genius move by SIMON COWELL on several counts.

One, she’s the most brutally honest judge of all. Two, she might throw water over LOUIS WALSH. And three, she always recruits an incredible guest for her judges house round.

This year is no different.

I can reveal that Sharon has bagged British superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS as her co-judge.

The TAKE THAT star will join her at her Los Angeles mansion in the coming weeks for filming where they will whittle down the three finalists from her Overs category.
Read more: The Sun

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12 Clean Bandit – Tears (feat. Louisa Johnson)
24 Fifth Harmony – Work From Home (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
30 Olly Murs – You Don’t Know Love
33 Snakehips – Cruel (feat. ZAYN)
46 Fifth Harmony – All In My Head (Flex) (feat. Fetty Wap)
59 Little Mix – Hair
99 One Direction – History

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87 One Direction – Made in the AM

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I recently graduated from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In my free time I like to read books, watch TV and listen to music. I'm also a huge cat lover. I cover X Factor UK for MJsBigBlog.com.