With The X Factor final just next week, the four remaining finalists took some time out from rehearsals to visit the Michael Jackson exhibition at London’s O2 Arena yesterday.
Olly Murs, Stacey Soloman, Joe McElderry and Danyl Johnson left the luxury £5 million house they’re sharing in London to spend an evening at the museum and fun fair, to the delight of fans already at the fair. And Olly Murs and Stacey Soloman reignited rumours of a romance as they happily posed together for the duration of the evening. The pair also walked hand-in-hand all night, giving people at the fair the impression they were an item.
Olly Murs, from Essex recently denied the pair are a couple, and were nothing but good friends, but admitted he would like to date Stacey under different circumstances. “I’m sure if it wasn’t this experiecne and we met in public, something might happen. But on this show, it’s not going to happen,” he told New! Magazine.
He continued: “We just love each other as mates. Yeah, we hug, but it’s because we get on really well. She’s so down to earth like me. Of course it’s going to get splashed all over the papers. She’s an attractive girl, don’t get me wrong, but generally I just see her as a friend.“
The X Factor finalists visited the Michael Jackson exhibit ahead of this weekends live shows, which will see them performing songs by the recently deceased King of Pop. Janet Jackson, the sister of Michael, is also set to make an appearance on the show, where she will give her verdict on the contestants performances.
On the same evening as the exhibit, the contestants performed a secret gig sponsored by Talk Talk. Guests who attending the show were on a strict invite-only basis. After the gig, contestants took part in a question and answers sessions with the crowd.
We revealed yesterday that the winners song is to be the massive hit of Hannah Montana star, Miley Cyrus – The Climb. An insider told the Sun newspaper: “It’s a very girly song so Olly and Danyl weren’t that great at it.” But Joe McElderry and Stacey Soloman – who are expected to win first and second places respectively – are said to have wowed with their version of The Climb.
Meanwhile, cheeky Olly Murs said he’d like to share a Christmas kiss with Cheryl Cole under the mistletoe. If he manages it, I want one too – all in the spirit of Christmas of course
The X Factor Finalists at Fun Fair
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