Famous twins Jedward had another pop at music mogul Simon Cowell – claiming he is copying the format of The big deal.
Last month Virgin Media announced its brand new entertainment show starring Jedward, Deirdre O’Kane, Lyra, Boy George and Aston Merrygold as judges.
The big deal will present variety acts, from musicians to magicians.
And after each act, the performers are offered a deal – they can either accept a cash redemption and leave the competition, or reject the offer and hope they have impressed the judges enough to qualify for the final and have a chance to win. a life changing prize.
But Cowell’s musical show Walk the line Is similar.
Contestants take the stage to perform, along with a panel of judges led by Cowell.
The two best performers of the evening are then faced with a decision in their bid to be crowned champions – either to return home with a cash prize or to walk the line and continue playing.
If they stay at the top of the rankings, they will then move on to the next show, facing a different cast of artists.
The longer artists can stay in the contest, the bigger the prize pool, with a high stakes “stay or play” moment at the end of each show. Each evening, the reigning champion will be offered an even higher cash prize.
In a tweet, the guys at Lucan wrote, “WTF @SimonCowell is doing a copy show of our new show The Big Deal! propose an original format @syco the lawyers of the show will be contact bro.
This is not the first time that Jedward has spoken of Cowell.
In April, Jedward launched an abuse tirade against the former X Factor judge, claiming he was “just a bad facelift” in a series of explosive tweets criticizing the lack of attention to artists in the entertainment industry.
The Lipstick hitmakers, who rose to fame after reaching The X Factor’s live-action finals in 2009, posted several messages – starting with saying their “biggest regret in life” wasn’t to tell the judges from the ITV show “f *** off”.
The X Factor candidates were slaves to the program, Jedward claimed, and were paid “zero” while others “made millions.”
“Simon Cowell thinks he is the mafia leader in the music industry when in reality he is just a bad facelift,” they said.