Mel B could drop out of X Factor final because of illness

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The X Factor bosses say they don't know if Mel B will appear on Saturday night's grand final.

The judge is ill and producers may have to find a replacement, although no back up plan has been revealed yet .

An X Factor spokesman said: "Mel is still unwell and we don't know if she will do the show."

Mel B has been mentoring the boys and still has one contestant in the show - Andrea Faustini.

The Spice Girls singer didn't appear at an X Factor event on Thursday.