X Factor Criticised For Airing ‘Awful’ Ceri Rees Audition

Hell hath no fury like an X-Factor wannabe scorned.

But Ceri Rees from Bridgend’s most recent audition (she’s already auditioned thrice) has also incurred the wrath of enraged X Factor fans.

The show’s bosses dedicated seven excruciating minutes of air time to the 54 year-old’s audition which included a failed version of ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ and a truly horrendous stab at Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’.

Ms Rees was sure that she had only been turned down on her previous two attempts because Simon Cowell had stopped her progressing into boot camp.

Ceri told Dermot O’Leary: “I’ve been to The X Factor three times before, 2005, 2006 and 2008, I think the reason I haven’t got through is that Simon’s been the problem… now Simon’s not on the panel I feel as if I’ve got a better chance.â€?

But once again, the Welsh wannabe received four resounding NOs and stormed her way off the stage claiming that she would have to seriously consider whether she would consider auditioning next year.

“Stuff itâ€?, she added as she made a dramatic exit from her fourth audition attempt.

Along with hundreds of outraged fans, pop singer Lily Allen took to Twitter to complain about the decision to air her performance,
tweeting: “Ceri from Bridgend, they shouldn’t have aired that audition.â€?

Another fan wrote on a fan forum: “I hate the way they dedicate so much time to awful singers and people with such obvious issues!â€?

An X Factor spokesperson told The Mirror: “Ceri has been taking singing lessons since she last appeared on the show. The welfare of our contestants is of paramount importance.â€?

Better luck next year Ceri….