There’s often some water throwing on X Factor. The judges get all mad with each other and it’s the closest thing to hand to vent their frustrations.
This time, though, they’re being drenched in the name of charity. It’s the latest social media craze that’s doing some good, with celebrities around the world filming themselves pouring ice buckets over their heads to raise awareness and money for illness ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease and Motor Neurone Disease, a condition that attacks the spinal cord.
Head judge Simon Cowell was up first, nominating his fellow judges to follow his lead:
So Cheryl Fernandez-Versini stepped up.
If you’re wondering, the translation of the writing on her shirt is rude. Best not to Google at work.
Cheryl nominated One Direction’s Liam Payne, journalist and broadcaster Piers Morgan and her former Girls Aloud bandmate Nicola Roberts:
Emma is RadioTimes.com’s resident reality TV expert and is most likely to be found chasing Simon Cowell down the street, cancelling her social life to keep up with the latest batch of sob stories and trying to get selfies with celebrities. Emma is a chat show addict and quotes Friends more than is probably healthy.