The X Factor judge reckons he can still make the 18-year-olds millionaires – with more music, TV adverts and even Easter eggs in the pipeline. He spoke exclusively to Guilty Pleasures after tying up a deal with Irish Universal, saying the record company’s executives were won over by seeing the twins on The X Factor tour in Ireland this week.
Walsh moved quickly after Sony abandoned its £90,000 deal with John and Edward when their debut single – Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby) – with Vanilla Ice failed to hit the top spot.
‘It’s Sony’s loss and Universal’s gain. F*** ’em!’ Walsh said. ‘Alarm bells started ringing when Sony signed them to the Arista label. I tried to call them the other day and no one in the company knew who they were! ‘The boys were on stage with The X Factor tour last night and totally stole the show. ‘The guys from Universal in Ireland came along and absolutely loved them.
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