They may have the backing of Louis Walsh, but Dublin twins John and Edward Grimes aroused different emotions in X Factor watching movie buffs.
"They're bizarre. They look like the guy out of Eraserhead, the 1976 movie directed by David Lynch. Where a guy with a vertical hairdo faces demons hiding in the radiator," one viewer told us.
"These guys are all wrong for TV," another viewer commented. "They look like something not quite of this world. Like space aliens. Who would prod probes up your arse as soon as look at you. The ginger bastards."
Also featured were an idiot in a chicken suit, an idiot with a chicken hat, some bitch in a basque, and a fool dressed up as Rudolph The Red Nosed reindeer.
Which leads this Spoof.com reporter to suspect that somebody, somewhere, is really taking the piss.
More as we get it. But hopefully not.