Revealing they’ve recorded ’emergency links’ in case the whole show goes down, they pair joke they’ve also weaved in an extra bit they can use to pull Walsh off of the air too, just in case he gets a little too brazen with some celebrity gossip.
“We do have an emergency button where it’s like ‘test card’ with Matt sitting on my knee,” Rylan explains.
“Like: ‘Sorry, you’re watching The X Factor Live, unfortunately, something’s gone wrong. Louis Walsh has just said something unbroadcastable… Louis Walsh has gone libellous. He’s gone rogue…”
According to the ITV2 spin-off hosts it really won’t take much to get something like that out of Louis either.
“We ain’t got to prod that hard,” Rylan told us. “You ain’t got to prod hard with Louis. You only go, ‘You alright Lou? How are you?’ [And he’ll say] ‘You won’t believe what I’ve heard…'”
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