Entertainment

Ruby dares to be bold on X Factor tonight

Ruby Mills is doing Bundaberg proud.
Ruby Mills is doing Bundaberg proud. Paul Donaldson BUN160616XFAC7

 

RUBY Mills will try to embrace her competitive side on The X Factor tonight.

The jazz singer and part-time fishmonger will be up against 11 other singers for just one of three spots in the team Guy Sebastian will take to the singing competition's live shows.

"I was feeling really confident going into the three-seat challenge," Ruby told the NewsMail.

"But in saying that it's so hard to compete against the other singers because you become such good friends."

The 24-year-old said she has a bold song choice in the hope of showing her mentor Guy another side to her musical abilities.

"I chose the song to challenge myself and step outside of my comfort zone," she said.

"I wanted to show I have the confidence to do it."

 

The X Factor judges Adam Lambert, Iggy Azalea and Guy Sebastian.
The X Factor judges Adam Lambert, Iggy Azalea and Guy Sebastian.

Ruby has been blown away by the response she has received from the public since her audition aired on Channel 7.

She said her YouTube channel has received nearly 40,000 new views.

"I didn't realise how many people were proud of me and proud of what I was doing," she said.

"I was just doing my thing and trying my best.

"So many people have stopped me in the street and gone out of their way to tell me how well I did and how they couldn't wait to see me next time. It means the world to me.

"Even yesterday I was in Bunnings and I heard a couple of people whispering 'there's the girl from X Factor'.

"I hope people aren't scared to come talk to me. I love meeting people."

The X Factor airs tonight at 7.30pm on Channel 7.

Topics:  bundaberg ruby mills x factor



Tributes flow after Rocky icon dies doing what he loves

Howard Weier (right) and David Britten in their original summer uniforms and saddled up with a packhorse will celebrate the 100 year anniversary of The Battle of Beersheba.

Rockhampton councillor says Howard Weier will be missed by many

Rocky man tries to help family make ends meet; ends up in court

Hayden Anthony Reynolds, 20, pleaded guilty in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court last week to three counts of stealing and three of fraud.

Hayden Anthony Reynolds sold stolen goods to Cash Converters

WATCH: Panorama Dr opens a new gateway for Cap Coast

Panorama Drive: Darumbal elder Aunty Sally Vea Vea,Keppel MP Brittany Lauga, Mayor Bill Ludwig and JRT Civil Director Jason Thomasson open Panorama Drive.

$30m project unveiled this weekend

Local Partners

Sticks and Wombat finally score a win on The Block

MATES get in touch with their softer side to clinch victory.

Meghan and Harry’s public debut

Meghan Markle, centre right, takes in the opening ceremonies of the Invictus Games in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

Meghan Markle joined her beau at the opening of the Invictus Games

PHOTOS: Elton John wowed the crowds in Mackay

Elton John at BBPrint Stadium on September 22, 2017

Elton John and his Band open their Once in a Lifetime tour in Mackay

Mum Kris responds to Kylie Jenner's pregnancy bombshell

There are reports 20-year-old Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the reality show family, is expecting a child with her boyfriend Travis Scott. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

Is there another addition coming to the Jenner-Kardashian clan?

Documentary exposes our worst phone habits

Five young Australian drivers demonstrate disturbing driving habits in documentary It's People Like Us.

A shocking number of us are guilty of this very stupid act.

Pippa gets married and then cuts her hair. Typical

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews kiss after their wedding at St Mark's Church in Englefield, England Saturday, May 20, 2017. Middleton, the sister of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge married hedge fund manager James Matthews in a ceremony Saturday where her niece and nephew Prince George and Princess Charlotte was in the wedding party, along with sister Kate and princes Harry and William. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, Pool)

Why do women cut their hair after marriage?

What's on the small screen this week

Tim Ross and Ben Mingay host the new TV series Cannonball.

AUSSIES jump into Cannonball and paranoia takes hold in Samoa.