More X-Factor fighting this weekend and fans want Dannii out.
If there was an award for the most cringey TV moment this weekend it would have to go to Dannii Minogue.
X-Factor contestant Danyl Johnson, 27, sang And I am Telling You I am Not Going, from the film Dreamgirls – a song usually sung by a woman about a man. He changed the lyric: ‘You’re the best man I’ll ever know’, to: ‘You’re the best woman I’ll ever know.’
Despite Simon thinking that it was one of the best performances he’s ever seen Dannii questioned why he’d changed the lyrics and said, ‘If we are to believe everything we read in the paper maybe you didn’t need to change the gender reference in it’. Refering to hints Danyl has made previously about his sexuality.
Danyl looked very uncomfortable with Dannii’s comments and the audience clearly disagreed with Dannii.
An hour after the show Danni was forced to apologise,’It was meant to be humorous. An openly bi-sexual guy singing a song that is lyrically a “girl’s song”.
‘Danyl and I were joking about the very same thing in rehearsals on Friday, so it carried on to the show.
‘I’d like to apologise to anyone that was offended by my comments, it was never my intention.’
But is that enough? Some fans of the show are calling for Dannii to be sacked.