X Factor 2016: Honey G mocked by viewers for "learning" her ad libs

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Viewers have been mocking X Factor's Honey G over her ad libs on last night's show.

The UK's biggest genuine urban artist found herself the target of jokes online after singing Men In Black for the Halloween special.

Although it wasn't (just) the performance that had viewers confused.

They took aim at Honey G's VT in which she spoke about working hard to learn her ad libs.

"No #HoneyG you don't "learn the ad libs"...if you do they aren't ad libs," one user tweeted online.

Another complained: "#HoneyG "learning" ad Libs #WTF you CAN'T learn ad libs FFS and if she is a "credible" rapper stop singing pop rap @TheXFactor #JokeAct"

A third mocked: "HoneyG just said she has been learning her ad-libs!!"

"So @The_Honey_G says "it's hard learning all the ad-libs". I'm almost certain ad-libs should be 'ad-libbed' not learned. #RappingOxymoron," concluded one more viewer.

Despite the online complaints, Honey G again won praise from all four judges for the performance.

"It's week four, your fan base is getting bigger," declared Louis Walsh.

Nicole Scherzinger described it as "scary in a good way" while even Simon Cowell was impressed.

"This is the biggest turn around I've ever seen on X Factor. It was like a Honey G concert. I'm beginning to get you now... I'm thinking that G stands for the greatest."

The X Factor is back Sunday night at 8PM on ITV with the performances plus the latest results where another act will leave.

Sunday evening will also see the Jukebox wheeled out again to decide next weekend's theme.

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