New X Factor 2011 judges can't agree on anyone as they argue over hopefuls

X Factor 2011 judges

The honeymoon period for this year's new X Factor panel seems to be well and truly over, with new judges Kelly Rowland, Tulisa Contostvalos, Louis Walsh and Gary Barlow becoming a lot more argumentative over the contestants. Last week in Cardiff saw all four of the judges arguing with their fellow panellists.

One of the acts to split the panel was 18-year-old Iceland worker Katie.

"I don't feel like I'm looking at the next big star," Tulisa told her.

Gary Barlow however raved: “I have to disagree entirely with Tulisa. I think there's a star inside of you."

Kelly and Louis were just as split, with Destiny's Child star Kelly criticising a lack of stage presence while Louis suggested Katie had "a voice inside”.


With the judges split will the audience change either of the girls' minds?

Another singer in Cardiff also caused rows between the panel was a 16-year-old who performed a track by The Kinks to applause from the crowd.

Kelly told her she had "so much to learn" and lacked "the full package” while Louis suggested she wasn't ready for the competition.

Gary however praised the youngster's voice, saying: "The hard thing to fix is to give someone a voice, that is impossible, but you've got a voice." Tulisa agreed, complimenting her "beautiful tone" after performing the song to 5,000 X Factor fans.

When it came to the vote the judges were split, with Louis Walsh getting angry at both the crowd and Tulisa for trying to change his mind.

"I’m going to do the right thing here... you're not ready for the competition," he told the auditionee.

With the audience booing and Tulisa telling him to take her age into account, Louis shouted: "I'm not going to be bullied!"

The auditionee then pleaded to go through, promising to give "a million percent" at bootcamp. Louis however blasted: "I'm staying a no, you know why? You're not ready! You're not!"

Louis stood his ground, but did Kelly change her mind?

The X Factor 2011 airs in August on ITV1

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