Strictly's Craig Revel Horwood hits out at 'fake' X Factor

Craig Revel Horwood (Strictly 2012)

Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood has taken more swipes at The X Factor, branding it fake and scripted!

Speaking to the Daily Mirror, the Strictly judge claimed that the X Factor's viewers had lost faith in the show.

“With the X Factor I think the audience’s have lost faith and trust in it so that’s it’s problem," he told the newspaper. “Strictly is good, honest fun. We don’t pull the wool over anyone’s eyes.

"You want to be watching something real and dynamic and something you can trust and believe in. I think that is the biggest problem."

Craig told the tabloid that the Strictly judges were more real - and had less botox!

"The Strictly judging panel is not scripted and they are," he suggested. "They are there to make money really. X Factor definitely has the most botox on it, please. Without a doubt.

"Look at Louis Walsh’s hair and the way that has changed colour. It’s kaleidoscopic and like a Fantasia lamp. It keeps changing colour daily.”

Consider Louis told!


The X Factor continues with its live shows this weekend with a Best Of British theme.

Sunday's results show will feature performances from One Direction and Little Mix, as well as one more act being given the boot.

Meanwhile, this week Strictly Come Dancing is on Saturday 10th November at 6.30pm with the results show on Sunday 11th November at 7.25pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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