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Something from the Cellar: Louis Walsh

We're back with another Celebrity Big Brother housemate - talent show legend and our old friend Louis Walsh! We've loved watching him spill all of the industry secrets so far and it's only been a week, so what better time to revisit some of his best tales! We talk about everything from the X Factor to his favourite 90s pop memories. You’re in for a proper trip down memory lane!

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