Stormzy Appears As Guest Judge On The X Factor & Twitter Can’t Handle It
23 October 2017, 10:41 | Updated: 23 October 2017, 10:46
The 24-year made his appearance on the hit TV show.
Stormzy was a guest judge on The X Factor on over the weekend, joining regular judge Nicole Scherzinger during the ‘judge’s houses’ stage of the competition.
The Grime MC helped the former Pussycat Doll narrow down her group of acts from six to three, while in South Africa.
While on the show, the 'Gang Signs & Prayer' star also joined contestants for a game of ‘Scherzy Stormzy Safari’.
During the tour of the South African landscape, Stormzy revealed that he is terrified by insects.
After being ‘attacked’ by some bugs, he admitted: “Oh, I’m scared of insects! Oh my days. I’m the worst when it comes to insects. Oh my god – sorry, sorry, sorry!” before running off.
Watch the clip above.
Following the episode, fans took to Twitter to express their happiness at Stormzy being on prime time TV.
I just can’t believe I’m seeing a young black rapper from Norbury as a judge on X Factor. This Stormzy person really has no limit— Lillian (@LillzAthletics) 21 October 2017
Stormzy, a young black man from the bits, is a talent judge on The X Factor. ITV prime time. You might not appreciate it now, but you will.— Joseph JP Patterson (@Jpizzledizzle) 21 October 2017
I’ve had guys that have never watched X Factor ask me am I watching just because of Stormzy.— Michael 'Buck' Maris (@buckotb) 21 October 2017
Me: did you see stormzy on X factor yesterday?— kitty (@kitmaurcie123) 22 October 2017
Stepdad: 'yeah bruv gang gang gang. Tell rude boy shut up'
Stormzy on X factor has made me so happy— Niambh Bodman-Reade (@Niambhx) 22 October 2017
Catching up on last nights X factor and Stormzy seems like a really nice bloke awwww— Ellie Page (@elliepagex) 22 October 2017
During the track, which features him rapping over the beat of Drake’s ‘4PM In Calabasas’, Stormzy revealed that he is currently working on his second studio album.