Olly Murs to Replace X Factor Favourite?! 7 years ago

Olly Murs to Replace X Factor Favourite?!

He was a contestant on the show. He then co-hosted the spin-off programme. And now it appears that Olly Murs could be taking a seat on The X Factor judging panel.

According to reports show bosses want to shake things up on this year’s series and they’re keen to have Mr Murs involved with a major role.

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In fact a source told the Daily Star that the singer, responsible for tunes including Troublemaker and Dance With Me Tonight, might be replacing favourite Louis Walsh.

X Factor producers and ITV bosses are keen for him to replace Louis,” the insider explained. “They think Olly would be a much bigger ratings hit than Louis.”

Another rumour is that Olly could be joining forces with or replacing host Dermot O’Leary, who recently admitted that he doesn’t know what’s happening.

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While we love the idea of Dermot and Olly together, these reports are yet to be be confirmed.