16/08/2016 10:51 BST | Updated 09/09/2016 14:58 BST

'X Factor': The Brooks' Return Prompts 'Fix' Accusations Due To Sinitta Links

'All acts are auditioned on the merit of their performances and nothing else.'

We’re yet to see a single episode of ‘The X Factor’, but already the show is already at the centre of ‘fix’ accusations.

With two weeks until the first episode airs, bosses have already been forced to deny claims that the show is fixed in favour of certain contestants.

More specifically, ‘X Factor’ producers were accused of giving preferential treatment to The Brooks, who you may remember as the twins who made it to Judges’ Houses back in 2014.

These two lucky ducks are now fortunate enough to be managed by Sinitta

The brothers have since signed to Sinitta’s label, but when they turned up to audition this year, it ruffled the feathers of several other acts, particularly when it was suggested that they’d had private chats with producers on set.

A source told The Mirror: The Brooks were walking around muttering to other acts, asking if they’d had ‘the talk’ with the execs too - almost as if to see who else may be being looked after by the show in the same way.

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