It doesn't sound like any of the X Factor judges are friends backstage right now, with Louis Walsh and Kelly Rowland apparently no longer talking after a "furious bust up". Following on from Kelly's 'put down' of Louis after using the word 'swagger' on Saturday night, the Irish music mogul isn't happy.
And with falling ratings there's also sure to be nerves and tension over their jobs, with the judges doing as much as they can like the contestants to stay on the show.
Louis Walsh supposedly told a pal: “Kelly has just waltzed in here from America and thinks she knows everything about the show.”
Speaking to The Sun, a show source added: “The way Kelly talked down to him was unacceptable as far as he is concerned. There is no love lost behind the scenes and Louis and Kelly are not speaking off screen and haven’t since Saturday night.
“Louis is just putting all his time into his acts and wants to make sure Kitty, Sami and Johnny have incredible performances. He’s already working on their next songs and spent time with them on Sunday night as Kelly and Gary were relaxing with their singers in their dressing rooms.”
We'd love to be a fly on the wall backstage...
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