Simon Cowell is missing at X Factor's second day of auditions?

Published Tuesday, Jun 17 2014, 16:45 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
It's only day two of The X Factor and could it be that Simon Cowell is already bunking off?

Jumping on the opportunity to name and shame her boss, funny girl Cheryl Cole couldn't help but let everyone know Simon had been missing from today's judging panel.

Uploading a snap of herself with her fellow X Factor judges, Mel B and Louis Walsh, the Geordie beauty cheekily poked fun at Simon's absence.

Captioning her picture, she wrote: "The judging line up for the day.. Man down!!! #wheresSimon ?! #whereswally"

Cheryl Cole, Mel B, Louis Walsh, X Factor auditions, Manchester, 17 June

© Instagram / @misscheryl

Cheryl teased Simon by letting everyone know he was late for today's auditions on Instagram.

Serves him right for being late, 'ey Cheryl!

Earlier today, we revealed that Simon may take a step back from TV to focus on baby Eric, but it turns out the music mogul hasn't started just yet as he was in fact just running a tad behind schedule.

Simon kept the other judges waiting as he was last to arrive to today's auditions, but now having arrived day two of the X Factor is now well underway with all four judges settled into their seats.


Former Girls Aloud singer Cheryl made her official return to The X Factor yesterday as auditions kicked off in Manchester at the Emirates Stadium, Old Trafford.

Continuing her style streak, Cheryl looked flawless and fabulous today wearing a white sleeveless blazer and black trousers, styling her ombre locks in loose curls.

And former Spice Girl Mel B, who was only confirmed last week as the new X Factor judge, made sure she looked just as sharp as Cheryl in a blue snakeskin halter dress.

As for Louis, his staple shirt and jacket combo was just as dapper as always!

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