Simon Cowell talks about bringing Louis Walsh BACK to The X Factor

But he's got to ask 25 people for permission first...

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by Maria Vallahis |
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Simon Cowell wants to give people what they want, and apparently the people want Louis Walsh back on The X Factor.

The show's boss and judge Simon is basically not ruling out the RETURN of Louis to the singing competition. Although we feel like we're not surprised to hear this news.

Louis even REJECTED a whopping £500,000 to appear on I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! this year on the off-chance he'll appear back onX Factor.

Speaking on the return of Louis, who was brutally axed from the show this year after 11 series, Simon told the Press Association: "I wouldn't rule out anything..

"And by the way, when I say these things, sometimes I'm thinking, I've got to ask about 25 people here, and half of them will go no, but I just put it out there anyway, because we like to try new things.

"And hopefully some things will be a surprise, but you've got to be fearless when you do these types of things, and you've got to have a sense of humour.

"If I thought the viewers would like to see him on some of the live shows, why not?"

The music mogul also revealed they'll be other "returns" the ITV show, including Fleur East and previous X Factor winner Ben Haenow.

Simon revealed all this glorious TV news during a visit to the BRIT School and the Nordoff Robbins facilities in the grounds in Croydon, south London.

The father-of-one made a surprise visit and spent time with a family undergoing music therapy with Nordoff Robbins.

X Factor London auditions outfits:


X Factor London auditions outfits

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Rochelle Humes

Mrs Humes looked amazing in her crisp white Iris + Ink playsuit teamed with leg-lengthening heels and a chic pony

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Rochelle Humes

Looking like she's stepped straight out of a '90s girl band in her cool American Apparel dungarees

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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini

Chezza's loving her retro '60s vibes during the auditions so far, and her cute Miu Miu shift and matching pink heels look gorge on her

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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini

Cheryl's Adam Lippes tuxedo dress may cost over £1k, but that's nothing compared to a lifetime of dry cleaning bills. Just beware of Nando's, eh Chez?

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Rita Ora

B*Witched would be soooo jealous of these denim co-ords. Rita continues to show off her risky fash sense on the red carpet

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Rita Ora

Poor Rita must've accidentally got stuck in a door or been attacked by a pack of dogs on the way to the auditions. We can think of no other possible explanation for that missing sleeve

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Caroline Flack

Working Beatnik chic in a cute striped top and leather mini

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Caroline Flack

Caz doesn't half love a boyish short and shirt combo. She picked up these snakey platforms for just £52 from Toppers!

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