Are these the X Factor wildcard contestants?

The X Factor live shows kick off this weekend, and the wildcard contestants have reportedly been revealed.


by Jack White |
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Viewers saw judges Simon Cowell, Cheryl, Mel B and Louis Walsh each choose their final three acts last weekend. But they will all be receiving one more when the shows start.

A twist was reported at the beginning of the month, suggesting that the judges will actually pick wildcard acts for each other and not their own categories.

Jack Walton, 18, could be joining the boys
Jack Walton, 18, could be joining the boys

The Daily Star reported today that Louis Walsh's wildcard will be the band Overload, who won over the thousands of screaming fans at the arena auditions, but failed to impress their mentor at judge's houses.

Simon Cowell will allegedly be given Stevi Ritchie, who he previously described as 'seriously bad but likeable.'

Despite some fans thinking that Cheryl would end up with Raign Rabin as her extra act, after stating she was 'allergic' to the hopeful during auditions, she will actually be reunited with 20 -year-old Lola Saunders.

Overload already have a huge fanbase

While in Mexico with Mel, ex-student Jack Walton, 18, was told he needed to 'connect more'. Now it seems he will have the chance to as he is reportedly the former Spice Girl's wildcard act.

According to the newspaper, Mel picked Louis new group, Cheryl chose for Simon, Louis brought back Lola for Cheryl and Simon picked Jack for Mel.

The first live show of the series is on Saturday at 8pm on ITV.

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