X Factor 2016: Sharon Osbourne has 'virtually zero contact' with her acts


Sharon Osbourne's acts have 'virtually zero contact' with her on The X Factor 2016.

No wonder she can never remember their names or even their song choices...

The Daily Star on Sunday newspaper reports that last week neither Overs category singers Saara Aalto nor Honey G saw Sharon at all until Saturday's rehearsals.

However they aren't being completely left alone.

A source told the tabloid: “Sharon barely sees her contestants. She has a team to look after them while she flies back to Los Angeles every week.”

Despite the lack of contact, Sharon has so far proved the most successful mentor this year... somehow.

With Saara having appeared in the sing off three times and Honey G being, well, Honey G, we're not sure anyone would've expected Sharon to keep her contestants the longest when the live shows began.

But with Ryan Lawrie's exit last night, Sharon is the last of the judges with two acts in her category.

One X Factor viewer tweeted at the weekend: "imagine if someone who can't sing or rap and is mentored by someone who can't be arsed to mentor their acts wins the #xfactor this year."


The X Factor returns next Saturday and Sunday night at 8PM on ITV with the live Quarter Finals.

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