‘The X Factor’ Promo: All The Horrible Contestants You Could Ever Ask For

Becky Bain | September 6, 2011 3:33 pm

Fox’s off-season American Idol — aka The X Factor — has released a new promo for it’s September 21 premiere, titled “Prepare”. How does one prepare for the premiere of a new singing competition show other than remember to set their DVRs? Are there bomb shelters to hide inside, survival classes to take? Nevertheless, we see a suited-up Simon and LA Reid, along with a shimmery-as-can-be Nicole and Paula, flash their astounded and/or exasperated faces as no short number of belligerent and/or terrible contestants take the stage. Promo below.

We know a lot of you out there want a female to finally win one of these competition shows, but personally, we’re putting our money on whatever this thing is: