X Factor 2012 judges: Gary Barlow and Tulisa still feuding!

Louis Walsh (X Factor 2012)

X Factor 2012 judges Gary Barlow and Tulisa Contostavlos are still feuding over last weekend's fag ash breath gate, it's been claimed.

X Factor blabbermouth Louis Walsh claims that while Gary and Tulisa have made up on screen, the pair are still angry at one another behind the scenes.

"They’re pretending they’re best friends but I know it’s not 100% yet," Louis said.

Stirring the pot between the pair, Louis continued: "It’s going to take time for their friendship to go back to what it was. I won’t be intervening.

"Tulisa is very much her own woman and doesn’t need me to fight her battles."

In an interview with the official ITV1 X Factor website, Louis also revealed his favourite acts, other than his own Union J of course!

"I love Jahmene Douglas," Louis told the website. "I’ve liked him from day one. He’s the whole package. I think Ella Henderson’s great too. James Arthur has got great musicality but I don’t think he’s commercial enough."

Speaking about his last remaining act Union J, Louis played down claims that George Shelley was dating Ella.

"They’re definitely good friends. George and Ella look out for each other and you can see that they’ve formed a close bond as pals," he said.

Louis added: "Union J are all such good friends, George has fitted in seamlessly.

"There’s a really good vibe amongst all the acts this year. I’d say they’re the friendliest bunch of finalists we’ve ever had."


The X Factor continues with its live shows this weekend with a guilty pleasures theme.

Sunday's results show will feature performances from Alicia Keys and Olly Murs, as well as one more act being given the boot.

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