Walsh ‘Is essential to X Factor’ - VIDEO

Interview with former X Factor contestants, boyband JLS, on who they like in this year’s show, Louis Walsh as a mentor and whether Simon Cowell should come back to the show.

Chart-topping boyband JLS insisted today their former X Factor mentor Louis Walsh is “essential” to the show.

Ousted contestant Sami Brookes has suggested it may be time for the Irish judge, the only remaining judge of the previous series, to leave his seat on the judging panel, saying that she was unimpressed with the song choices he made for her.

VIDEO: Click the play button to see an interview with JLS.