In a desperate attempt to replace judge Kelly Rowland on tonights show, the X Factor have called upon Alexandra Burke to be a judge.

Kelly fled to LA at the beginning of the week, and claims she has a throat infection which means she cannot appear on tonights show.However there are rumours stating that the only reason Kelly doesn’t wan to return is because she is sick of begin within the same breathing space as Tulisa.

Speculation as to who would replace Kelly arose and rumours of Nicole Scherzinger being the producers pick circulated, however ITV told the Daily Mail

It is true that Alexandra is replacing Kelly tonight, but we have no further information at present.

Congratulations to Alexandra Burke for getting a place on the judges panel, however  X Factor needs to fix up. This year has been full of nothing but shambles drama and unnecessary bickering. SMH.