Ouch! Watch awkward moment ‘X Factor’ contestant head butts Simon Cowell

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“X Factor’s” Simon Cowell became victim to an enthusiastic contestant who was voted through to the next round of competition Sunday night.

Anton Stephans was standing next to Cowell when the results of a public vote were announced. Stephans reaches over to kiss Simon, and headbutts him in the process.

Cowell grabbed his face, but eventually laughed.

Watch in the video player above.

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