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Louis Walsh confirms he is back with Nicole Scherzinger on Celebrity X Factor
We can always rely on Louis Walsh to spills the beans, and he certainly has on this years X Factor.
Louis reveals he is on the panel for the for the celebrity version together with Simon Cowell and Nicole Scherzinger. It is thought there will only be three judges this year.
Louis will also judge the All-Stars version with Simon, whether Nicole will join them for that hasn't been confirmed.
Louis told the Daily Mirror "I go to Los Angeles on Tuesday, I go to Simon’s house in Malibu, it’s me Simon, and Nicole and we’re doing the celebrity one."
"We haven’t been told who the celebrities are I’ve just read bits in the papers. They want it to be a surprise to us when they walk out."
Rumoured to have signed up for the celebrity version are Gemma Collins (ex The Only Way is Essex), Love Island presenter Caroline Flack, Megan McKenna, actor John Barrowman and former Strictly pro-dancer Brendan Cole.
"Simon doesn’t want us to know who is doing the celebrity version and he doesn’t want to know. I’m going on Tuesday and we start on Wednesday.
"It’s going to be new and fun, it’s going to be Love Island meets everything, it’s going to be bigger and better."
Talking about the All-stars version, Louis said he knows Leona Lewis, Shayne Ward and Alexandra Burke have signed up.
"It’s been so long as the old X Factor it had to change," he said.
"I don’t know what he’s planning for next year but this year I think the celebrity version is going to be brilliant and then the best of is like, wow.
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