She later became a pop-music columnist for the Daily Mirror.While in this role, Thornton was instrumental in initiating a media controversy concerning the British musical group Pulp.Prior to the release of the band's single "Sorted for E's & Wizz" in 1995, the Daily Mirror printed a front-page story headed "BAN THIS SICK STUNT" alongside a story by Kate Thornton which said the song was "pro-drugs" and called for the single to be banned.In an interview with music paper NME on the same day, Thornton was quoted to say: "We wanted to see the sleeve pulled and we thought it was a crusade we would take up single-handedly.The concert will also feature founding member of the KT Bush Band, Vic King. The gorgeous singer left fans in stitches as she made a number of X-rated comments.
But it was her stint on The X Factor which propelled her into the limelight, cementing her all-star status as she comforted failed contestants backstage - giving them the perfect shoulder to cry on.It was the first show for the 32-year-old, who was guided by matchmakers Nadia Essex and Eden Blackman on her quest to find an English gent to sweep her off of her feet.Before she was set up with members of the public, Melody chatted about her dating history with Nadia and Eden – and the conversation quickly took a turn for the raunchy.CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY this year, the bubbly presenter recalled her shock at learning her fate: "That terrible moment of seeing on News At Ten that I'd been sacked was particularly bruising, but the fear of it was worse than the reality." She added: "It had been speculated about for a year, so when it actually happened, it was like, 'There you go.Onwards.' Simon and I were friends, and I won't pretend we are friends now, but if I saw him, I'd shake his hand and ask if he had any pictures of his son." After hosting The X Factor, Kate stayed in television where she joined the Loose Women panel and presented a few segments for This Morning.