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X Factor 2014: Ben Haenow reveals he was an “ugly duckling” and he used to WHAT?

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Ben Haenow winning The X Factor on Sunday evening came as quite the surprise to some, but he’s been harbouring even more secrets which will also come as a bit of a surprise.

In a recent interview, Ben admitted that he used to be an “ugly ducking”, but I don’t think any of his fans will believe that for a minute!
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X Factor 2014: Mark Ronson ‘annoyed’ over Fleur East’s cover of ‘Uptown Funk’

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We reported last week that Fleur East apologized to Mark Ronson because he had to rush release his ‘Uptown Funk’ single featuring Bruno Mars due to how stellar her cover was.

At the time, we wondered what she was apologizing for, as due to her performance being so amazing, Uptown Funk shot up the charts when it was finally release. Turns out he’s actually really peeved about it.
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Louis Walsh leaving X Factor & Only The Young release ridiculous Christmas tune!

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Louis Walsh has been putting himself out and getting our hopes up again this week and he’s revealed that he might not come back to the X Factor next year.

The former Westlife boss has said this before, in fact he previously told us that the 2013 series would be his last…..until Simon Cowell returned and then he ran back with his tail between his legs.

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X Factor’s Cheryl Fernandez- Versini getting pregnant?

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Cheryl Fernandez- Versini is all set to take a long and romantic break with her new husband and sources say the blonde beauty is keen to use the time to start a family.

The former Girls Aloud star has never been shy about her desire to have a baby and now that her best friend Kimberley Walsh is a mummy, we imagine she’s chomping at the bit to follow her into parenthood.

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One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson bonds with Ben Haenow as X Factor star tops iTunes!

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Louis Tomlinson has been sending words of support to new X Factor winner Ben Haenow, after the singer’s debut single topped the iTunes chart yesterday.

The former van driver sang his way to glory on the Sunday night episode of the ITV series and Louis was there to see his win first hand, after One Direction showcased their new song Where Do Broken Hearts Go on the finale.

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X Factor 2014: Ben Haenow & Simon Cowell plan WHAT for debut album?

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Ben Haenow has revealed that he and Simon Cowell have already begun negotiations over his debut album, even though he only just won the X Factor two days ago.

It’s been less than 48 hours since the former van driver was named champ of the ITV series for 2014, however Ben and his boss have started to plan the vibe and feel of the new material he wants to begin putting out next year.

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X Factor’s Mel B in furious split from husband Stephen Belafonte

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Mel B has reportedly left her husband Stephen Belafonte and insiders have told The Sun that the X Factor judge walked out on the star before she was admitted to hospital last week.

The former Spice Girl missed the first instalment of the X Factor final on Saturday night, after being rushed to A&E with crippling stomach pains the night before. There have been some reports suggesting that the mum of three was re-admitted yesterday, just hours after she returned to the panel, though these have not yet been confirmed.

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X Factor 2014: Fleur East claims Simon Cowell is ‘right about everything’ & finale has LOWEST ratings in 10 years!

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Last night it was revealed that Ben Haenow had been crowned the winner of this year’s series of The X Factor, leaving poor Fleur East trailing behind in second place, but we have high hopes for her, as does Simon Cowell.

Speaking on The Xtra Factor last night, Fleur claimed that Simon is the coolest person to work with, and she also did some ego inflating… not that he needs it.
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X Factor 2014: Tulisa to become a judge next year? & Katie Waissel tells Simon Cowell “You owe me” – Ohh err!

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This weekend’s X Factor was full of surprises – the winner for a start, then Mel B was off ill and had to be replaced by Tulisa, and now the rumour mill is going into overdrive about how will be a judge on the show next year.

It has already been heavily rumoured that Cheryl Fernandez-Versini will not be returning to the show next year, and following her appearance on The X Factor this weekend, it’s thought that Tulisa Contostavlos is the frontrunner to replace her.
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X Factor: Luke Friend’s debut album is ‘almost finished’ for 2015 release & Nicholas McDonald DROPPED from his label?

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Whilst this year’s X Factor is over, and we have a brand new winner in Ben Haenow, it’s interesting to see where last year’s finalists are, and well, for one of them it isn’t all that good, and for one of them, it’s amazing.

As we know, Nicholas McDonald released his debut album earlier this year to not a lot of fanfare, and so much so, it has been reported that he’s been dropped from his record label. However, it looks like Luke Friend is going to be hitting the BIG TIME next year.
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