• Louis Walsh hints he is leaving The X Factor: 'I'm done with it'

    Louis Walsh has strongly suggested that he will not be returning to The X Factor for the next series. Having starred on the ITV singing competition since its inception in 2004, Louis has, over the years, become known as the show's "great survivor". It sounds like the long-serving judge feels it is time to step down though. "I think I'm done with X Factor," said Louis, speaking on The Seven O'Clock Show. "I've done 11 seasons. That's a long time on television." CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Louis Walsh has starred on The X Factor since its inception in 2004 "I think they're