Tulisa Contostavlos praises her new best friend and BFF... Louis Walsh!

Tulisa Contostavlos

Tulisa Contostavlos and Louis Walsh seem to be getting on like a house on fire. We've had stories from the Irish music mogul himself about the pair partying late into the night after a day of auditions, and now Tulisa has revealed she sees the 50-year-old has her new best friend!

The N-Dubz singer joined Louis Walsh on The X Factor this year as a new judge, along with Kelly Rowland and Take That's Gary Barlow. The group recently spent three days in Manchester on the hunt for talent, where the pair really seemed to hit it off.

"To tell you the truth I'm getting on mostly with Louis Walsh. He's my best friend, my new BFF - I love him. Me and him get on like a house on fire," Tulisa told new! magazine this week.

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"But the other two judges are great - I love Gary, I love Kelly. I knew Gary from before - I've written songs with him in the studio - so yeah, me and Gazza and Kels are cool."

On her judging style, the singer revealed: "I've been cruel at times; I've also been very nice and very emotional sometimes," she explained. "I mean, it's pretty much a split personality with me. I'm a Cancerian - so a hard outer shell but a soft centre."

Tulisa replaced Cheryl Cole on the panel this year but despite the story making frontpage news still to the current day, the 22-year-old insisted he didn't know what was going on with the situation.

She added: "I haven't picked up a paper in the last two weeks, I don't know what's going on in the press. I try to just stay away from it. I'm just focusing on doing the job in hand. I don't feel like I can try and fill anyone's shoes because I can't."

new! magazine is out now.

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