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Simon Cowell returned to the X Factor tonight (September 23) to tell the judges which acts they would be mentoring. The music mogul rang Gary Barlow, Tulisa Contostavlos, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh from Miami and announced the categories they would each be guiding through the rest of the competition. Cowell - who sat on the UK X Factor panel between 2004 and 2010 and is now a judge on the Us version of the show - was first shown contacting Gary Barlow. "Hello Simon. How are you?" he answered, before adding: "I'm alright, but give me the news quickly." When Cowell told Barlow he was to mentor the over-28s, he replied: " Oh wow. Brilliant! That is good news to my ears." Viewers then saw Walsh answer Cowell's call. "Lou Lou, it's Simon. The decision we have made, god help them, is the (more) »


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