Kitty bounces into the limelight: X  Factor finalists get a taste of A-list life at their new house - and guess who steals the show?

As the nobodies dream of being somebodies, The X Factor finalists moved into their luxury abode.

And it took mere moments for Kitty Brucknell to hog the limelight and court the cameras.

Despite the scorching temperatures, the blonde singer bounced around in skin tight PVC trousers as she tried to kick a football around and even attempted a header.

Centre of attention already: Kitty Brucknell played with a football in the grounds of the Hertfordshire house and was typically dramatic in doing so
Centre of attention already: Kitty Brucknell played with a football in the grounds of the Hertfordshire house and was typically dramatic in doing so

Centre of attention already: Kitty Brucknell played with a football outside the new X Factor home in sunny Hertfordshire, looking typically dramatic as she flounced around in PVC trousers

Fit for a king: Reality hopefuls enjoy the sun at their new shared house in Hertfordshire ahead of the live shows which begin on Saturday

Fit for a king: Reality hopefuls enjoy the sun at their new shared house in Hertfordshire ahead of the live shows which begin on Saturday

The controversial 26-year-old has already set tongues wagging with her outlandish antics, with Louis Walsh calling her a 'diva' and predicting she would be a 'nightmare' to work with.

The 16 finalists will not only have a taste of television stardom in front of millions every Saturday night, but also live the high life with the palatial pad in Hertfordshire.

The luxury abode, which comes complete with a stunning expanse of greenery, will keep the reality hopefuls under one roof until the winner triumphs at Christmas.

Girls just wanna have fun: X Factor stars Rhythmix follow in the footsteps of Cher Lloyd and Matt Cardle who all lived together last year before their careers took off

Girls just wanna have fun: X Factor stars Rhythmix follow in the footsteps of Cher Lloyd and Matt Cardle who all lived together last year before their careers took off

Divas in the making: Three members of Rhythmix, Jesy Nelson,Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall, take advantage of their luxury surroundings

Divas in the making: Three members of Rhythmix, Jesy Nelson,Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall, take advantage of their luxury surroundings

Young stars Frankie Cocozza, 18, Janet Devlin, 16, and Amelia Lily, 16, are likely to have little more than a pokey bedroom under their parents' roof before today, but that all changed as of this afternoon.

The Rhythmix girls, who only performed for the first time as a group as Tulisa's house, looked like little stars in the making already.

Can't even get reception! Despite their new abode, Rhythmix stars Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock spent the afternoon nattering on the phone

Can't even get reception! Despite their new abode, Rhythmix stars Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock spent the afternoon nattering on the phone

Jesy Nelson, 20, rocked her pop-meets-urban vibe with tumbling girly locks around her shoulders, but added tomboy combat shorts and boots to complete the look.

Jade Thirlwall, 18, showed off new red hair having had an image revamp, while Perrie Edwards, 18, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 19, looked more concerned about getting phone reception on the balcony.

As Frankie hid beneath his hood, 2 Shoes stars Charley Bird and Lucy Texeira looked typically excited as they followed him into the house.

On their best behaviour: Frankie Cocozza, Charley Bird and Lucy Texeira stroll around their new grounds in sunny London

On their best behaviour: Frankie Cocozza, Charley Bird and Lucy Texeira stroll around their new grounds in sunny London

Cheshire grins: 2 Shoes can't hide their excitement, but appear to drop the keys in the middle of everything
Cheshire grins: 2 Shoes can't hide their excitement, but appear to drop the keys in the middle of everything

Cheshire grins: 2 Shoes can't hide their excitement, but appear to drop the keys in the middle of everything

Compared to their recent garish outfits, including matching gold dresses, the Essex duo looked a little more demure than usual, both opting for black.

Lucy wandered around barefoot, before seeming to drop her keys and rummage under the plant pot.

The X Factor house is notorious for drawing hordes of screaming girls outside, with One Direction setting the bar last year.

Taster of what's to come? Will James Michael be allowed to take his guitar onstage or rely solely on his vocals

Taster of what's to come? Will James Michael be allowed to take his guitar onstage or rely solely on his vocals

Getting along: Nu Vibe, who were originally soloists, continue their bonding over a game of football

Getting along: Nu Vibe, who were originally soloists, continue their bonding over a game of football


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