Gary Barlow: 'Melinda Messenger Wife Swap Veto'
The X Factor judge reveals his wife blocked TV project with pin-up...
Gary Barlowhas revealed that his wife vetoed an appearance on Celebrity Wife Swap in which he would have stayed with Melinda Messenger.
The X Factor judge claims that he was offered a spot on the reality TV show in which he would have been matched up with glamour model-turned-TV presenter Mel.
Speaking on The Xtra Factor, he says: "In the years when I was having a 'rest' I got approached by Celebrity Wife Swap and it was going to be with Melinda Messenger.
"I went straight to my wife and went, 'Babe this would be amazing', and she just looked and saw Melinda and went forget that."
And he also admitted that he's not keen on X Factor hopefuls tackling his own songs during their auditions.
"I can't make up my mind if it's really bold and brave or just stupid, I don't really like it."