Contestants Carolynne Poole and Rylan Clark received the fewest number of votes from the public on Sunday night (7 October) following their first live show performances the previous evening, and the decision about who should go home came down to judge Louis.
In a move that prompted "fix" allegations – strongly denied by the show - Louis then chose to send the results to deadlock, meaning Carolynne was eliminated and her mentor, Gary, was seen storming off the stage in anger.
However, it looks like the judges have since kissed and made up as they were spotted leaving the exclusive Arts Club in London's Mayfair together.
Nicole and Tulisa both opted for black dresses and bare legs, although Nicole added a splash of colour to her outfit with a bright red handbag.
The former Pussycat Doll, who mentors the Boys this year, looked in high spirits as she joked around with Louis, probably thankful to him for helping keep her contestant, Rylan, in the competition for another week.
Dermot also joined the judges on their night out, after taking to his Twitter page to respond to people who queried his role in the weekend's results: "For those asking I have [to] ask who the judges are sending home, not save.Straight question. Been like that's for 9 years!"
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