Twitter exposes X Factor ‘first class’ trickery

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‘Sampling’ a high life for a brief while

If we tuned into a X Factor on Saturday, we competence remember footage of vehement contestants enjoying a high life in business class.

The 24 hopefuls were on Aer Lingus flights to glamorous locations such as Los Angeles for Judges’ Houses.

But all was not what it seemed – a associate newcomer saw a contestants changed to economy once filming stopped.

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An Aer Lingus orator pronounced in a statement: “The contestants were shown sampling a business category cabins.”

The singers were seen posing for selfies and observant “first class” to a camera as they enjoyed drinks in a business category cabins.

One said: “I could get used to this.”

Aer Lingus showed some-more footage on a Twitter account.

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Aer Lingus’s matter in full read: “As partial of Aer Lingus’ partnership with X Factor, we flew contestants to perform during a judges’ houses.

“The contestants were shown sampling a business category cabins. All footage was filmed by a X Factor prolongation organisation and supposing to Aer Lingus.”

X Factor were also contacted by a BBC for a comment.

A newcomer on a same flight, Paddy McGrath, who saw a organisation pierce to economy, also pronounced that “they filmed them all sitting in a same seats”.

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The 16 acts that done it by to a live finals embody Bella Penfold, Vibe 5, Anthony Russell and Janice Robinson.

This year, any of a judges – Simon Cowell, Robbie Williams, Louis Tomlinson and Ayda Field – chose 4 acts any rather than three.

The initial live uncover is this Saturday (20 October).

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