X Factor’s Jack Walton: “the song choice was not something I would usually do”

"I just went with it," says Jack of his Bleeding Love Halloween performance as part of Mel B's boys' category

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Mel B’s wildcard Jack Walton was voted out during Saturday’s X Factor after a surprise extra elimination was added for the Halloween weekend. But the singer from Leeds admits he followed direction rather thank sticking to his own style.

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“I’ve really enjoyed it, the whole thing’s been really good, but the song choice for me was not something I would usually do,” Jack told This Morning’s Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden of his cover of Leona Lewis’ Bleeding Love.

“When you come into a show like this and you’re surrounded by so many successful people and people that know what they’re talking about, that’s what you think as soon as you meet them: ‘I’d best listen to whatever you say and that’s the best thing’. But I don’t think that’s the case really, you’ve got to be true to yourself. But I just went with it,” he adds.

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson, who appears to be spending a lot of time backstage with the acts (a potential judge next year?!) appears to agree, telling his Twitter followers: 

But Jack himself remains confident about the future.

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The X Factor continues next Saturday and Sunday where Louis himself will be seen performing with the One Direction lads during the results show.