X Factor 2012: Simon Cowell gives finalists sex and booze ban

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell has reportedly imposed a sex and booze ban on this year's X Factor finalists.

According to show insiders, the music mogul isn't too keen on the acts mischief making on the show already.

The contestants living the life of luxury in a £500-a-night hotel in London, which you may well have seen appearing on the show at the weekend.

"Simon's ordered a strict ban on bad behavior in the contestants' house - there's a drinking curfew in place and it's been made clear that absolutely no sex is allowed," a supposed source claimed. "They've been told you're here to work, not play"

Speaking to Closer magazine, the source also revealed that the judge and contestants aren't happy with Rylan being in the competition.

Gary made no secret of his dislike of Rylan's performances at the weekend, but Nicole has continued to defend her decision.

"The judges all kicked off massively over Rylan, apart from Louis, who was the only one who wanted him in the finals," the source is quoted as saying.

They added: "And the other contestants felt like he has taken a place he doesn't deserve."

The X Factor 2012 continues this Saturday night on ITV1, with the results show following on Sunday night with performances from Taylor Swift and Rebecca Ferguson

Browse pictures of the X Factor 2012 finalists below...

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