Second chance for former X Factor favourites?

It’s been reported that X Factor contestants who never got to face the public vote will return to the show following Frankie Cocozza’s controversial shock exit.

We’ll now be able to decide whether Amelia Lily, Jonjo Kerr, James Michael or Essex duo 2 Shoes should re-join the ITV1 show.

Sixteen-year-old Amelia was voted out by mentor Kelly Rowland despite impressing everyone with Katy Perry’s E.T; serving soldier Jonjo was given his marching orders by Louis; a slow version of The Beatles’ Ticket to Ride saw Gary Barlow put James on the next bus out of the contest and Tulisa waved goodbye to 2 Shoes after they failed to impress the judges with the Girls Aloud song Kinda Ooh on the first of the live shows.

What do you think about the latest twist? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or e-mail

Visit entertainments writer Wayne Savage’s blog for his view on Cocozza’s departure.

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