Emotional X Factor contestant pops the question to girlfriend in front of judges

Will he get two yeses at Bootcamp?

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An X Factor contestant gets a “yes” from his girlfriend when he pops the question on stage.

Plasterer Sam Black, 27, proposes after singing to the judges in the Bootcamp stage of the ITV show.

He asks Emma, who has been sitting in the audience, to marry him as Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh look on.

Sam got emotional (Credit: ITV)

The plasterer, from the Isle of Man, had previously told the judges that he “lives” for his girlfriend of five years, and their eight-month-old baby, saying “she’s my rock”.

Judges and the arena audience are open-mouthed as he calls her on stage and when she replies “yes”, he puts a ring on her finger.

Simon tells the plasterer “it’s the wrong hand” but the 27-year-old does not mind, replying: “It’ll do for now!”

Whether he also gets a “yes” from the judges for his singing performance will be revealed on tonight’s show.

X Factor contestant Benji Matthews during the Bootcamp stage of The X Factor
Benji is also hoping for a yes (Credit: ITV)

The episode also sees a 17-year-old, Benji Matthews, hope to impress the judges with a song inspired by Danny Dyer and Kellie Bright’s characters Mick and Linda in EastEnders.

The student from Cornwall performed his own song, called Sweet.

:: The X Factor airs at 7.30pm on Sunday on ITV.

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