Is X Factor's Honey G fake? Singer is 'really an actress'?!

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Speculation over just how serious Honey G is on The X Factor has continued.

And now former X Factor winners Little Mix have thrown the cat amongst the pigeons with supposed insider info.

The 2011 champions have claimed they've been told that Honey G is secretly an actress.

Jesy Nelson told KISS FM (via the Daily Mirror): "She’s just no. I think she’s an actress, I’ve been told she is as well."

Bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock added: "I’m all for entertainment, but I’m also all for real talent as well."

It's the second time the girls have hit out at Honey G on the show, claiming that novelty acts don't have a place in the live finals.

In a separate interview, Jesy suggested: "I don't think it's fair."

She told Digital Spy: "I get it in that it becomes a little niche thing and everyone finds it funny, but I just think it's so unfair when so many incredible people don't get through.

"If that would've been [the case] on our year, I would've been f**ked off."

Jade Thirlwall added: "Even in our year there were artists like Kitty [Brucknell] who were seen as novelty, but she was still an incredible singer."

And Leigh-Anne concluded: "There's no excuse for it really."

Little Mix will return to The X Factor this weekend to perform new single Shout Out To My Ex, so it could get a tad awkward if they bump into Honey G.

The X Factor 2016 airs live this Saturday and Sunday night at 8PM on ITV.

It's Motown week and the final eleven - including newly introduced 4 Of Diamonds - will be singing to avoid the next elimination.

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