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Sunday 20th October 2019

Viewers think X Factor: Celebrity's Jeremy Edwards and Brendan Cole are on the wrong show

Their performance didn't hit all the right notes

Fans of The X Factor: Celebrity have been left thinking Jeremy Edwards and Brendan Cole are on the wrong show after their audition.

The former Hollyoaks actor and Strictly Come Dancing professional have teamed up to become duo: Cole and Edwards.

As they took to the stage to sing Kylie's Love At First Sight, the performance didn't go too well.

Jeremy and Brendan didn't do all that well (Credit: ITV)

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The criticism wasn't as harsh as some might expect, Simon Cowell even delicately said they needed to remember how popular Brendan was from his Strictly days and not forget that the public may want to see him through to the live shows.

And Nicole Scherzinger told Brendan he had a nice voice, while complimenting the fact they were there to support each other.

Simon wasn't as harsh as usual (Credit: ITV)

But Howie Mandel, who was one of the famous people helping out the judges, wasn't so kind. He told them it was like a miscast musical...

Jeremy in particular didn't take the criticism well.

"A miscast musical, fish out of water, you're very brave, they just keep twisting," he raged to host Dermot O'Leary.

He then sat down next to his fellow contestants and said: "Don't, I don't want fake. I'm absolutely destroyed."

The judges weren't as harsh as you might expect (Credit: ITV)

He continued: "They were really mean and that's upsetting, we're trying, that's a bit mean. I don't like people being mean."

Brendan, who had a reputation on Strictly for being unable to take criticism, in fact didn't argue back, he seemed more resigned.

Fans hit out at Jeremy and suggested he had come on the wrong show.

There was the odd voice who liked the duo...

In a video diary posted to the show's official Twitter account they managed to laugh at themselves.

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As the show started fans were left questioning who the celebrities actually were.

Others pointed out stars such as Megan McKenna and Glee's Kevin McHale are already known for singing careers.

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