Is it just us, or do the cruel days of The X Factor seem to be long gone?

Simon is more Mr Nice than Nasty these days, and he’s even been bopping along during performances next to Nicole.

Usually one to slate the quirkier acts, he was surprisingly upbeat about Bratavio and he’s not been that harsh on Honey G… yet.

The rapper is this year’s Marmite – but she’s still going strong. We can’t wait to see what she does for this weekend’s theme, Divas.