“I saw Grimmy for quite a lot of time this week because we were together in Norwich for the Radio 1 Academy and he didn’t mention it,” he revealed to RadioTimes.com.
“We did have a couple of drinks in the hotel bar and I’m quite good at getting stuff out of people,” Mills added, suggesting that if there was a secret to be told, it would have been. “Maybe he’s just keeping it close to his chest.”
“I would like to do it. I love the show,” he told the Mirror, before adding, “but loads of people I’ve read will be really good. Robbie would be great, and Simon and Cheryl if they are back.”
Another person you’d imagine would be good for an X Factor secret or two is one of the show’s new hosts, Caroline Flack, but Mills told us he genuinely doesn’t think she knows who the judges are yet.
“I had Caroline on my show last week – and she does usually tell me stuff – but she said ‘I honestly don’t know’ and I do believe her. I do not think she knows.”
Like us, Mills, who was once a guest judge on Serbian X Factor – “I was basically Sinitta of Serbia” – is eager to find out exactly who is joining the new line-up. “Surely we’ve got to find out soon?” Yes, come on X Factor. Spill…