The backlash has continued for axed X Factor New Zealand judges Natalia Kills and Willy Moon: fans say they're turning their backs on their music.

Kills and her husband Willy Moon were fired from their roles as X Factor judges on Monday after being accused of bullying contestant Joe Irvine during a live taping on Sunday.

They left the country last night. Kills had a hint of a smile on her face as she faced the media scrum, with a big floppy hat and a teddy bear attached to her handbag.

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The pair smiled and remained silent as they walked past waiting media with Kills clutching her husband's arm as they were escorted onto their late night plane via a 'premium check-in'.

Kills is a British musician with two albums to her name, while Moon, from Wellington, while Moon released his debut Here's Willy Moon in 2013.


Their X Factor ousting story has travelled around the world, and Kills fans have responded by taking to Twitter to say they're deleting her music.

Moon's fans said they were also deleting his music.

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- nzherald.co.nz