The new show, which will eventually see either a girl group or boyband battle it out to be crowned the nation's new pop sensations, opened with Simon Cowell and Nicole Scherzinger holding a series of auditions for young pop star wannabes, and Tallia emerged as a surprise entry as she sang her own song to the two judges.
Following her audition, Simon and Nicole didn't seem too keen on her performance, declaring that she came across as more of a solo artist than a band member.
However, despite only really giving her negatives, Simon and Nicole sent her through anyway – because they thought she was "interesting".
As soon as Tallia left the room, Nicole immediately remarked: "She'll be a difficult one. She'll be difficult," with Simon replying in agreement: "100%."
Over the years, Tallia's been on a variety of reality TV shows, which made her appearance as a non-celebrity on X Factor: The Band slightly confusing for some viewers.
how is Talia Storm from CELEBS go dating able to compete on #XFactorTheBand as opposed to the Z-List celebrity edition which ended last week? mate what a joke really— Michael King (@MiichaelKing) December 9, 2019
Are they actually pretending they don’t know who Talia Storm is? She’s been on practically every reality show there is! #XFactorTheBand— Sarah C (@SarahC1305) December 9, 2019
How can Talia Storm be famous enough for Celebs go dating but not X factor Celebrity? Cba with her 🥴🤒🤷🏽♂️ #XFactorTheBand— Jordan Rae (@jordaanraex) December 9, 2019
Ok seriously? Are you just auditioning mildly famous people? Talia was literally on Celebs Go Dating. 😂🤦 Also I find her annoying sorry. 🙈 But she does have a good voice tbf to her. 👏 #XFactorTheBand x— Siobhan #LoveTheLances 🇬🇬 (@slinehan1) December 9, 2019
One viewer tweeted: "Ok seriously? Are you just auditioning mildly famous people? Tallia was literally on Celebs Go Dating."
While another wrote: "Are they actually pretending they don’t know who Tallia Storm is? She’s been on practically every reality show there is!"
X Factor: The Band continues on Wednesday (December 11) at 8.30pm on ITV.
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