Last night Liam Payne confused the handful of people who still watch X Factor when he stormed off stage following his performance.
Apparently, seconds after he finished singing, he jumped off stage and headed towards the crowd where he grabbed Cheryl and ushered her out of the studio.
Viewers across the world were speechless, wondering what the heck was going on.
Check out the madness below:
Even host Dermot O’Leary was left gobsmacked by the move, audibly saying: ‘Where’s he going?’, reports the Daily Mail.
And Twitter went wild:
Omg Liam is such a fucking cringe going to down get Cheryl then leaving.#XFactor
— ?? (@BeyonceXOUK) October 28, 2017
— Bevlaaa (@Bevlaaa1) October 28, 2017
Lmao so they just showing Cheryl and Liam leaving as though they were Bey and Jay ? #xfactor
— wendy darlin (@EsthAji) October 28, 2017
#XFactor Liam going to Cheryl ugh why not go off the stage like everyone else …point to be made obviously
— Ads (@HappyAdsx) October 28, 2017
On top of all of this absolute carnage, people really don’t know what to make of Liam’s performance in general.
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Some thought it was really good:
Holy shit Liam's performance on The X Factor yesterday was so so good!!
— sol loves calum (@nouishoodie) October 29, 2017
can people talk about how liam slayed his performance in the x factor and not about cheryl i'm so sick of this
— miles (@rbbsflicker) October 29, 2017
LIAM SINGING BEDROOM FLOOR ON X FACTOR IS ??
— ☁︎Ting (@TingDolan) October 29, 2017
liam did an amazing on the x factor last night you were on a reality tv show
— Victoria Mcconnell (@victoriamcc95) October 29, 2017
Others thought it was catastrophically sh*t…
Liam performed on the x factor. Idk whether to cry or –
— Lexis / inactive (@chanelnjh) October 29, 2017
I just watched Liam's performance on x factor and it was uh.. hmm
— ? (@KlNGKOOKlE) October 29, 2017
That Liam Payne X factor performance was the worst of the night and such a cringe fest. He’s trying so hard to be JT. pic.twitter.com/6ygnJdo0Np
— Grace Doran (@GraceDoran) October 29, 2017
You win some you lose some, I guess.
In other big X Factor news, before Cheryl was whisked away to Neverland by her Romeo, she made a comment on Simon Cowell who was unable to attend the live show after falling down the stairs.
First of all, I really miss you Simon. I know you’ll be watching at home. You’re very, very missed and we love you. We’ll be cheering for all the groups. The public did a great job with Jack and Joel.
X Factor returns next week!
Joseph Loftus is a Gold Standard NCTJ journalist with four years experience working for international and regional press.
As well as working for UNILAD and LADbible, Joseph has worked as Liverpool Correspondent for Unsigned & Independent Magazine, as well as stints with the Liverpool Echo and Warrington Guardian.