Anorak | After the Olympics tears, dama and talent the X Factor is disqualified

After the Olympics tears, dama and talent the X Factor is disqualified

by | 19th, August 2012

IS the X Factor suffering from the Olympics, where real jaw-dropping talent, high drama, great backstories and tears were in abundance? What can the X Factor do to make itself relevant? How can the scrap for phone votes and a contract to wipe your arse on Simon Cowell’s black toilet roll be portrayed as struggle when you’ve just a man with no legs run around an athletics track?

Well, this year wannabes can sing their own songs and even get his play instruments. Not autotune. Instruments. Things made from wood and brass. No, not Gary Barlow. Although if you blow into his left nostril while holding your thumb over his right ear he sounds like Kenneth Williams spotting Barbara Windsor’s washing line.

The producers could portray judge Mel B as a nasty cow, encouraging her to dish our pre-arranged Scary comments.

Or they try laughing. Harry Hill is writing a musical based on the show. It will have to be heavy on the funny, lampooning the self-serving, self-aggrandising, selfish judges and their pompous looks of cod shock and amazement.

He might find a spot for a FIGHT sequence

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