X Factor 2016: Saara Aalto makes Robbie Williams cry... or does she?


Saara Aalto leaves Robbie Williams with tears in his eyes on The X Factor 2016 tonight.

Or so she thinks.

Saara from Finland was given the wild card through to judges' houses by Nicole Scherzinger.

But it's Overs mentor Sharon and her guest Robbie she has to impress this evening.

Speaking to cameras before performing, Saara says: "I can't believe I'm here, they gave me the wild card! I felt so grateful, it's like a dream come true.

"The Six Chair Challenge really didn't go as I wanted it to go. Sharon didn't really connect with me and I think it was because Sharon didn't see my first audition.

"To feel you are not enough it's a very sad emotion. Today I have to show Sharon that I am as good as everyone she gave a chair to."

Saara sings ABBA's The Winner Takes It All and afterwards there are tears in Robbie's eyes.

According to Saara, anyway.

"I felt very powerful and I think I saw a tear in Robbie's eye," she tells Dermot O'Leary.

Robbie on the other hand didn't see it the same way.

"When she sang and when she performed I found myself drifting off and I got a bit bored," he tells Sharon.

"The difficulty for her, or the problem for her, is it's not just a singing competition," he adds.

Sharon comments: "I think she chose a very difficult song, a big range, she's got a good voice."

Will Saara make the live shows?

The X Factor 2016 airs tonight at 7:30PM on ITV.

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