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Chorley X Factor hopeful Jonjo Kerr booted off

Chorley Citizen: Chorley X Factor hopeful Jonjo Kerr booted off Chorley X Factor hopeful Jonjo Kerr booted off

CHORLEY soldier Jonjo Kerr was tonight booted off the X Factor by his own mentor.

The 27-year-old was criticised on the Saturday night ITV show by head judge Gary Barlow, who said his performance of The Kinks' You Really Got Me 'stood out like a sore thumb'.

Last night he was odds-on to be among the first contestants to go as each judge had to chose one of their own performers to leave.

And on tonight's results show he lost out to Jonny.

Explaining his choice, Louis Walsh said: "Dermot this was not easy.

"I agonised about the whole thing. At the end of the day I have to keep the person that I think the public will like the most."

Infantry soldier Jonjo told host Dermot O'Leary: "I could have done better, probably. It's broke my heart."

O'Leary said: "That's such a tough decision because this lad has got to go back in the Army now and that's a big deal."

Walsh replied: "It's been tough but I had to send someone home.

"I changed my mind twice."

In a shock twist to last year's contest, each mentor, rather than the public, had to pick one of their four hopefuls to leave after just one live performance.

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9:52pm Sun 9 Oct 11

soap opera says...

a fix as normal on this show
a fix as normal on this show soap opera
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11:57pm Sun 9 Oct 11

Seasiders says...

To be fair it was the right decision from what we saw on tv
To be fair it was the right decision from what we saw on tv Seasiders
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1:34am Mon 10 Oct 11

thelincolnshirepoacher says...

To be honest the lad from Chorley cannot sing, just Karaoke at best, but a lot of the others cannot sing, of course they will leave soon, but most of them are pub singers at best, and who remembers the X factor winners ??

It's all about television ! Susan Boyle was the hit of the centuary end of.

You have all seen the best, Susan Boyle was.
To be honest the lad from Chorley cannot sing, just Karaoke at best, but a lot of the others cannot sing, of course they will leave soon, but most of them are pub singers at best, and who remembers the X factor winners ?? It's all about television ! Susan Boyle was the hit of the centuary end of. You have all seen the best, Susan Boyle was. thelincolnshirepoacher
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8:38am Mon 10 Oct 11

MrClaret says...

Susan Boyle wasn't off xfactor!
Susan Boyle wasn't off xfactor! MrClaret
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8:48am Mon 10 Oct 11

Shorty Medlocke says...

This bloke was absolutely terrible, awful. Where on earth did he get the idea he could sing? He must be very gullible, someone has been filling his head with rubbish. Mind you, he is a squaddie. I can't believe the amount of people who get taken in by this show, its a con, a scam. Get talentless nobodies to sing for free, get the sheep to pay to ring up with their vote, make loads of money for nothing.
This bloke was absolutely terrible, awful. Where on earth did he get the idea he could sing? He must be very gullible, someone has been filling his head with rubbish. Mind you, he is a squaddie. I can't believe the amount of people who get taken in by this show, its a con, a scam. Get talentless nobodies to sing for free, get the sheep to pay to ring up with their vote, make loads of money for nothing. Shorty Medlocke
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