Louis Walsh To Appear On Next Season Of X Factor

Louis Walsh will appear on the next season of the X Factor after the was axed from the show.

The Mayo native will make a 'surprise appearance' on the reality show alongside Brendan Murray who will audition for the singing contest.

Walsh managed Murray when he was in Irish boyband Hometown and also represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017.

A source said "By the nature of the show, there will be footage of Hometown with their manager Louis shown on the programme.

"So just when everyone though he had gone, he's back in spirit, as it were."

Walsh was axed from the X Factor judging panel after 10 years on the show,

This year's judging panel will consist of Simon Cowell, One Directioner Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field.

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