Olly Murs promises plenty of 'dad jokes'

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This article is from 2011.

Olly Murs and Caroline Flack

Olly Murs and Caroline Flack

Olly Murs has promised to crack plenty of ''dad jokes'' on 'The Xtra Factor', but they don't seem to be impressing co-host Caroline Flack.

Olly Murs will be cracking plenty of "dad jokes" on 'The Xtra Factor'.

The 'Please Don't Let Me Go' hitmaker - who is presenting the 'X Factor' spin-off show alongside Caroline Flack - admitted his ITV2 co-host is already growing tired of his failed attempts at being a comedian.

He said: "I said to her the other day in a smooth voice, 'You're looking tan-tastic today'. She'd just come back from holiday. She thought it was the cheesiest thing ever heard. You will hear a lot of dad jokes on 'The Xtra Factor'.

"I've pulled out a few classics along the way."

After coming second to Joe McElderry on the ITV1 talent show - presented by Dermot O'Leary - in 2009, Olly explained he is hoping to impart his 'X Factor' words of wisdom on to this year's hopefuls.

He recently said: "What makes Dermot so good on the main show is that he is so down to earth. Within a second you almost feel Dermot is one of your best mates. Hopefully that's what Caroline and I can bring to it.

"We are also going to be like their mates. I hope my experience of the show will rub off on the contestants and we'll get the best out of them."

This article is from 2011.

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