Stacey Solomon to win!

By Alex Kasriel
October 4, 2009


I can't remember the last time we had a Jewish singer as one of the 12 finalists on X Factor. Was Steve Brookstein a Jew? I don't think so.

So I was chuffed to see Stacey Solomon, 20, go through to the next stage of the show on Sunday night.

She did a great job singing in front of Kylie and Dannii Minogue in this week's 'judge's homes' show, so it is no surprise.

The lovable/dithery single mum from Dagenham, Essex, (who reminds me of a character froma Mike Leigh film) says she wants to make her son proud by doing well on the ITV1 show.

As a hot favourite to win the competition at 4/1, she might go all the way. Her biggest threat is Welsh Lucie Jones who has a refreshingly clear voice. But if Stacey wins, she won't just be making her son proud, but the whole community.

Go Stacey!


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