ANALYSIS – by Kimberley Bond
Plans for The X Factor seem to have been thrown into flux again with Robbie Williams’ and Ayda Field’s departure after just one series.
The news comes just days after Louis Tomlinson dropped suggested on ITV’s Lorraine that he too wouldn’t be returning for the revamped shows this summer.
The X Factor now seems to operate on a revolving door policy when it comes to its judging panel. Each new batch promises to restore the show’s former magic – they’re never quite able to recreate the chemistry from the show’s glory days.
Simon, it’s time to face the music – and realise The X Factor as it once was is finished.