LOUIS WaLSh has apologised for making V signs towards the X Factor audience as they booed John and Edward when they survived the public vote on Sunday. Following the shock exit of Lucie Jones, the twins were booed as they spoke to host Dermot OLeary, prompting Walsh, 57, to turn round in his chair and stick two fingers up. he was caught on camera making the gesture and viewers slammed his actions as disgusting. a spokesman for Walsh said: Louis apologises if any offence was caused. London Lite Tuesday, 10 November 2009 XFactorpalscheerLucieassheleavesthehouse Heathrow drinkpilot isarrested A PILOT was arrested for allegedly being over the alcohol limit minutes before his plane was due to take off at Heathrow. More than 100 passengers who had spent an hour on the runway yesterday were told to disembark because the pilot of the United Airlines Boeing 767, bound for Chicago, was sick. Police confirmed that a 51- year-old pilot was held and released on bail. A United Airlines spokesman said: The pilot has been removed from service. by georgina littlejohn We love Lucie: Lloyd Daniels, Jedward and Danyl smile goodbye to Lucie Fast talkaninstant interviewwith... MartineMcCutCheon The 33-year-old actress, singer and writer lives in Battersea. her first novel, The Mistress, is out now. She will be signing copies at Selfridges from 5pm-6pm on Thursday. Sofa or gym? Gym. I love how it makes me feel emotionally. There might not be any change to my body but I feel at my most confident after a workout. Wine or champagne? Champagne because the bubbles make me feel giddy, fabulous and invincible. My favourite is Laurent Perrier ros. Heels or flats? Heels at night and flats in the daytime for comfort. Singing or acting? Singing because when you sing you can act out the song, so you get both. Self-penned or ghostwritten? I wrote my book myself and Im proud of it. Its nice to have your own tone and own stamp on it. Facebook or Twitter? I cant bear either. I dont care that youre sitting twirling your hair. Who needs to know that? Echo Beach or EastEnders? EastEnders. It was one of the best times of my life. Hugh Grant or Colin Firth? Ill go for Colin (left) because when we made Love Actually Hugh was so grumpy in the mornings. The X Factor or Strictly? Im preferring Strictly this year. SIMON BUTTON BOOKS: PAGE 26 LUCIE JONES put on a brave face she left the X Factor house in Golders Green for the final time. The 18-year- old, who was controversially voted off the show by the public on Sunday, smiled for the waiting cameras yesterday as she packed up her things. The shows other finalists stood at the door and applauded as she left, including Danyl Johnson, 27, 16-year-old Lloyd Daniels and even John and Edward, 18, who beat her in the public vote to stay in the show. Cowell: I will tell fans on TV why I backed JedwardSIMON COWELL has promised to explain to X Factor fans why he decided to vote for John and E dwa rd G r i me s o n t he weekends controversial results show. he has faced a huge public backlash since the sing-off between the twins -- known as Jedward -- and Lucie Jones, 18, who was voted off the show by the pub- lic after a deadlock from judges. Despite pre- viously refer- ring to the 18-year-old brothers as vile and deluded, Cowell, 50, is expected to explain on this Saturdays show why he backed them. It came as more than 3,000 viewers com- plained to ITV about Cowells shock fix decision. Some have also Louis:ImVsorryforoffence Slammed: fans have turned on Simon Cowell Making an X-it: Danyl claps as Lucie leaves the house last night Fingered:Vsign from Walsh threatened to boycott the show and suggested Cowell may have known that the public vote had gone against Lucie when he forced the deadlock. Last night Cowell denied the claim, saying: I could not have predicted the way public voting had gone. It was also reported today that Cowell tried to persuade fellow judge Cheryl Cole to vote for Jedward. an insider said: It seems Simon may have tried to get Cheryl to vote for the twins so he could save Lucie and it could have gone to deadlock without him, or the show, losing credibility. index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html