London: ‘X Factor’ judge Mel B stormed off the stage in tears after Jake Quickenden was voted out of the competition.
The former spice girl sent production staff into a panic before ITV2 sister show ‘Xtra Factor’ was about to go live, reports mirror.co.uk.
The 39-year-old mentor was seen wailing ‘Jake, Jake’ calling out Quickenden to come back.
Although the production staff intervened quickly to stop Quickenden and drag him on the stage where ‘Xtra Factor’ host Sarah Jane Crawford was waiting to interview him.
Meanwhile, executive producer Ben Winston attempted to persuade her to stay, but to no avail.
An onlooker said: "Mel looked distraught and angry and clearly wanted to speak to Jake alone. But TV staff were obviously panicked with Xtra Factor about to go live."