BREAKING: X Factor act AXED hours before live final

Producers have been forced to remove them from the competition

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The X Factor has dramatically axed The Brooks Way brothers, just hours before the live final.

It is unclear at the moment why the pair have been removed.

There are also no details as to whether they have been removed permanently from the X Factor process.

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Show bosses have taken action against the Brooks twins, 17-year olds Josh and Kyle.

The duo were apparently in floods of tears and ITV are to begin an investigation.

X Factor source have spoken to the Daily Star about what they think has happened.

They claim that it relates to an incident involving Josh.

He has already hit the headlines for allegedly attacking his ex-girlfriend Amelia Clarke.

He has denied the allegation about the incident that apparently happened at a New Year’s Eve party last year.

X Factor bosses made the decision to suspend them from the competition after a crisis meeting.