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Previous X Factor hopeful Carolynne Poole has made a return to the 2012 series of the show. The singer, who previously took part in BBC's Fame Academy as well as reaching last year's Boot Camp stage of the competition, is hoping to progress further second time around. Louis Walsh opted not to take Poole through to the live shows last year, controversially picking the eccentric Goldie Cheung instead. When Cheung pulled out of the competition, Walsh brought back Sami Brookes rather than Poole. The 31-year-old country singer performed a rendition of Miley Cyrus hit 'The Climb' at the start of the competition last year, which was praised by Gary Barlow for being "an amazing audition". More recently Poole landed a minor role in ITV1 (more) »


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