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December 25, 2006

The X–Factor freak show…

Dennis X-Factor AuditioneeAlong with the victory of the frankly brilliant Leona Lewis, those of us that tuned in to last week’s X-Factor final were treated to a performance from ‘The Auditionees’. In other words, they brought back the very worst candidates from the auditions and combined them to make Michael Jackson’s Earth Song yet more ear-grating.

The contrast between the odd raw talents and some of the most laughable failures in the early stages of the show is the best bit about the series and I am a fan. But some of these people are seemingly sufferring from mental health problems that go further than a hugely misguided belief that they have what the judges are looking for. I’d be a hypocrite if I criticised the format itself, most of them, of course, are simply tone-deaf and deserve their moment in the limelight. My question is whether we can tell the difference between the two groups and if it is right to laugh at the former?

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