A source told The Sun: “Mel loves a younger man and really fell for Olly when he got into shape late last year. Mel is known to be a big fan of posting the impressive results of her workout sessions on social media, and she and the former X Factor winner are said to have got close over her fitness regime.
Strictly Come Dancing has regularly come out on top over X Factor in the ratings battle in recent years, but Simon Cowell has something up his sleeve. The 58-year-old music mogul has revealed plans to launch a new music programme in the near future. Simon has masterminded the success of programmes such as Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor, but in recent times Strictly has emerged as the dominant show in the ratings.
The X Factor boss – who has three-year-old son Eric with partner Lauren Silverman – was rushed to hospital after he fell while going to get a glass of milk, and he has praised the NHS staff for their “amazing” work. Simon Cowell returned to X Factor last weekend. Last week, Simon was said to have splashed out £60,000 on seven electric bikes to kick-start his new healthier regime.
The X Factor boss is said to have splashed out around £60,000 on seven electric bikes as part of a new healthy regime, enabling him to cycle to and from work. Cycling’s quite boring so I decided to buy an electric bike and they’re literally addictive. The X Factor boss admitted he was “very lucky” not to seriously hurt himself.
Ed Sheeran will perform on the finals of Strictly Come Dancing and The X Factor – despite his arm injuries. The 26-year-old singer was involved in a bicycle crash earlier this month, which left him with a broken elbow, a bust right wrist and damaged ribs, and while both his arms are strapped up, he’s said to have agreed to play on the two rivals’ showpieces. “Strictly Come Dancing will be keeping a close eye on what Ed brings to ‘X Factor’ and are promising his stint on their finale will be even bigger and better.
Earlier this week, the star was said to be 'furious' at her dance partner's growing relationship with Strictly rival Gemma.