“Perhaps I could come over to yours for Christmas”: Lothario Steve Jones gets his flirt on with giggly Nicole Scherzinger
He”s was banned from bedding his female colleagues by Simon Cowell.
But X Factor USA host tried his luck tonight with the sizzling Nicole Scherzinger, live on air during the X Factor USA final.
The Welsh Lothario, 34, cheekily asked Nicole if he could spend Christmas with her – after probing her on her holiday plans.
Whole lot of love: Nicole Scherzinger got the come on from host Steve Jones tonight during the X Factor USA final which aired on Fox in the U.S.
Cheeky: Nicole was taken aback at first but then became giggly after Steve asked her if he could spend Christmas with her
A surprised Nicole erupted into fits of giggles upon the request – after initially looking slightly taken aback.
With the theme of tonight”s show beingabout the holidays, Steve asked the X Factor panellist: “What are you doing for Christmas Nicole,” to which she replied: “I am going to be spending it at home with my loved ones.”
Steve then interjected, with a raised eyebrow: “Perhaps I could come over,” leaving Nicole looking rosy-cheeked.
Flirty behaviour: Steve has vowed to bed Nicole if he gets the axed from the show next season, pictured here after the show
Glamorous night: The judges arrive on stage at the start of the night for the grand finale show
In an interview with The Sun Steve – who is rumoured to be getting the axe from the show – vowed to bed Nicole if he leaves the Fox singing contest.
He said: “If I ever leave X Factor, Scherzinger’s phone will be smoking hot from me ringing it constantly because if we’re not colleagues – oh, she’s fair game. Oh, yeah.”
Although the pair have become extremely close, Jones says that at present they are just “colleagues and good friends”.
He added: “If I’m back, great, if not, I’ll do something else. Simple as that.”
A winner is crowned: Melanie Amaro was overwhelmed after being named the first winner of the U.S. show
Steve and Nicole were spotted together on Saturday night, hanging out with friends at the Churchhill bar in West Hollywood.
Nicole was dressed in a strapless sparkling jumpsuit and according to an onlooker who spoke to MailOnline,appeared to be enjoying Steve”s eager advances.
The onlooker said: “They were sat next to each other and chatting during the night.
“Steve was turning on the charm and Nicole was giggling at him.”
Last night saw Melanie Amaro crowned the winner, beating out Josh Krajcik and Chris Rene to take the crown.