The Booze Factor! Wannabe singer swigs contraband whiskey before facing X Factor judges
00:18 GMT, 23 September 2012
They got a shock when a third of them got axed before having the chance to sing, so X Factor hopefuls had added pressure for their first bootcamp audition.
One wannabe star seems like she let the pressure get to her and went to the extreme of sneaking whiskey into the arena to calm her nerves before performing.
Collagen Westwood, who showed up on stage wearing a completely see-through top, decided that having a little tipple was the best way to warm up her vocal chords.
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On the booze: Collagen Westwood decides the best way to rehearse is to neck a few whiskey and cokes
Before she hit the stage with the other two contestants in her group, Britt Love and Diedra Lawlor, the brunette singer admitted that she'd been drinking alcohol in preparation for her performance, despite the disapproval of the other two.
'I’m not going to lie; I’ve had like one or two whiskeys which I have smuggled in,' she told the cameras.
Smuggled in: The brunette wannabe isn't afraid to admit to her pre-audition drink of choice
Britt, who was put through to the next stage by the judges, took offence to her co-star's shoddy work ethic:
'I’m really annoyed because she’s
really quite drunk and I can smell it on her, it’s not fair on me and my other
member. You know some people are here just to be on TV.'
Blown it: Collagen performs with Britt Love and Diedra Lawlor although her drinking does not impress the judges
Resounding no: Collagen is surprised that the judges don't think she's good enough to go through to the next round
Gary Barlow was thoroughly unimpressed with the Collagen:
'I have to say that was awful, absolutely awful, that’s the worst audition of the day,' he said.
After failing to be put through after the judges called her out on her daytime drinking, the singer lost it backstage:
'Gary isn’t the holy grail of singing, I think Gary is just a bit mean anyway, I thought that from the beginning, I never really liked him, he was a bit horrible', she ranted.
Unimpressed: The X Factor judges were shocked by Collagen's daytime drinking and refused to put her through to the next round
Taking to her Twitter account as the show aired on Saturday night, Collagen blasted ITV bosses for portraying her as being drunk:
'I haven't watched it basically I wasn't drunk and it was all a set up. Love to my fans <3'
She then directed a tweet at ITV, accusing them of bad editing:
'@ITV1 nothing sour hear apart from your fake editing and ratings ' (sic)
Skin of his teeth: Jahmene Douglas barely makes it through to the next round after a disastrous performance
Moment of truth: Jahmene faces his judgement after a disappointing performance
During a show filled with controversy, other disappointing performances came from shy supermarket worker Jahmene Douglas, who blew the panel away with his rendition of At Last at the auditions, but failed to get to grips with Maroon 5's Moves Like Jagger, after admitting that he'd never heard the song.
Despite his poor vocals, the judges decided to put him through.
'Tomorrow I want to see and hear a different Jahmene,' said Louis Walsh.
Lucky girl: Lucy Spraggan gets through despite failing to impress with Moves Like Jagger
Popular auditionee Lucy Spraggan, who
charmed judges with her humourous guitar-accompanied song during
auditions, failed to pull of her rendition of Moves Like Jagger.
Despite a dreadful audition, the brunette singer was given a second chance and sent thought o the next round.
Blown it: Homeless singer Robbie Hance forgot the words to his song and left half way through
homeless singer Robbie Hance who captured the hearts of the judges
after during the audition process, forgot his words and stormed off
stage before waiting to hear his verdict:
forgot my lyrics and there’s no point waiting around for someone to
tell you you’re not going to go through,' he said backstage.
know I’m the only one here with nothing to really lose but at the same
time I have just lost a whole lot more than everyone else. I suppose
self-destruction was the key of today.'