We aren’t going to lie, until yesterday we had no idea who Natalia Kills and Willy Moon were and honestly we’d be more than happy for them to fade back into obscurity.

Until recently the couple were both judges on New Zealand’s version of the The X Factor – but they’ve been sacked after making a vile verbal attack on a contestant.

If you haven’t seen the clip then watch it now – it just gets worse and worse with every viewing.

The contestant they attacked was a dude called  Joe Irvine,  who graciously stood and smiled throughout the ordeal, despite the absolutely stinging criticism that left the rest of the room booing in disbelief.

Willy Moon said of Irvine’s performance: “It’s like Norman Bates dressing up in his mother’s clothing, it feels a little creepy and I feel like you are going to stitch someone’s skin to your face and then kill everybody in the audience.”

A spokesman for the show said: ““While the judges on X Factor are expected to provide critiques of the performances, we will not tolerate such destructive tirades from any of the judges.”

See the judges’ rant for yourself below:

To be honest we checked out Joe Irvine’s original audition for the show and he is a pretty cheesy guy, but that doesn’t come close to justifying Kills & Moons reactions!

Kills has since tweeted “ I love you guys, thanks for your support & understanding my passionate opinions! You know what they say about me…!”

To be honest, we don’t know what they say about Kills but we don’t think it’s anything good right now.

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