30/11/2015 07:11 GMT | Updated 30/11/2015 07:59 GMT

'X Factor': Louisa Johnson's Mystery Illness 'Puts Her Position In Live Shows In Jeopardy'

Louisa Johnson’s spot in next week’s ‘X Factor’ semi-final could be in jeopardy, as she's reportedly been struck down by a mystery bug.


Over the weekend, Louisa complained that illness had affected her performance in the ‘X Factor’ live shows, and it sounds like things have got even worse for the hopeful.

An insider tells The Sun: “She can hardly speak. We’re worried she could be too ill to continue next week. We couldn’t give her a free pass to the final, there would be uproar."

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Louisa Johnson

The source continues: “Olly is also sick and struggling. The bugs going round at the moment are really nasty…

“If any of the other contestants come down with the same thing we will really struggle.”

It was yet another drama-packed weekend on ‘The X Factor’, kicking off on Saturday night, when Ché Chesterman forgot his lyrics, during his performance of Adele’s ‘Hello’.

He managed to escape being in the bottom two, though, with Lauren Murray and 4th Impact battling it out for their place in the competition.

Eventually, 4th Impact were given their marching orders, when the vote was taken to deadlock, although one of their members suffered an unfortunate incident once the cameras had stopped rolling, when she was taken to hospital after collapsing.

This Saturday night, the remaining four contestants will be defending their spot in this year’s ‘X Factor’ final, at 8pm on ITV.

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