WATCH: When Max George Of the Wanted And Mollie King Of The Saturdays Auditioned For 'The X Factor' (VIDEO)

We do love it when cringey footage of now uber famous celebs surface, so Max George of The Wanted and Mollie King of The Saturdays may want to look away now.

They might be bona fide, polished pop stars these days but it wasn't too long ago that they were both unknown wannabes looking for a break.

Max George and Mollie King audition for 'The X Factor'

Both Max and Mollie tried their luck at 'The X Factor' auditions and despite making it past the first stage, that's where their dream ended.

Luckily, they didn't need Simon Cowell's help and both ended up becoming popstars via a different route.

Take a peek at them both in action below...

Before They Were Famous