X Factor: Paul Akister is booted off the show after INTENSE sing-off against Jay James

Mentor Mel B is NOT a happy bunny...

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by Fiona Day |
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Paul gave an emotional rendition of Emile Sande's 'Clown', nearly moving poor Mel B to tears. Cheryl also gave her support to Paul by joing Mel in a standing ovation.

Jay went next, singing Eric Clapton's 'Tears In Heaven'. The poor bloke's voice appeared to crack as he finished his performance- not good :((

Following possibly the most intense sing-offs of the competition yet Dermot commented: 'That's how you do a sing-off."

Louis sent the vote to deadlock and after a REALLY tense few seconds, the vote was read out, leaving Paul out of the competition.

After Louis failed to bring Paul through to the live shows in a previous year, we bet that the judge is not on Paul's list of favourite people right now!

This is the third week that Mel has lost an act, losing Jake and Jack over the past two weeks.

We'll miss you Paul! :((((

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