Whitney Houston, Beyonce… er, Honey G? Yes, in an unprecedented move, Saturday night’s X Factor final saw the return of one of this year’s ejected contestants as a guest performer, with Honey G taking to the stage to promote her new album.
And many viewers were pretty unimpressed…
Why was a non-finalist performing in the final, they asked?
— Emma Swan (@emma644) December 10, 2016
Why did she have a single out before the actual finalists?
— ????️???? Heidi ????️???? (@HeidiTaylor86) December 10, 2016
What does that say about Simon Cowell and the X Factor’s commitment to the eventual winner?
— Trudy (@lilmizsparkle) December 10, 2016
— Cally Jane Beech (@MissCallyJane) December 10, 2016
And is Honey G really the calibre of star an X Factor final deserves anyway?
— Helen With 6 (@waseuinton) December 10, 2016
— Angellina1992 (@angellinamarie1) December 10, 2016
Then again, you might say the same thing about Madness…
The X Factor final concludes tonight, Sunday 11th December, at 8pm on ITV