2. However, we’ve found a clip from when Girls Aloud started 12 years ago in which she mentions the phrase “x factor” before it was even a show.
Speaking during her time on Popstars: The Rivals, she says: “Every single person at this stage has something special. That ‘x factor’. Something you just can’t put your finger on. You know it’s there, and when that person walks in you can just sense it. It’s an overall package as well. It’s not just a fantastic voice, not just a beautiful-looking person. It’s everything. That spark.”