Louis Walsh has revealed that Simon Cowell is not a fan of controversial 'X Factor' act Rylan Clark.

The former judge and show boss - who is currently in LA with his 'X Factor USA' duties - has still been giving his feedback on the show and the contestants, Louis told reporters.

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Asked if Simon likes the Essex lad, who survived being eliminated last weekend, LouLou replied: "No, no he doesn't".

But Louis reckoned the real reason Simon isn't a fan is because him and Rylan are too similar.

"He's a lot like Simon - over the top and camp," Louis added

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Can't see that one going down too well with Mr Cowell...

Watch the video above to find out who Louis says are Simon's favourite contestants in the competition.

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