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November 23, 2012

Rylan Clark tweets 'enough is enough' after receiving weeks of homophobic abuse during his time on the UK talent show

Gay X Factor finalist Rylan Clark has fought back against Twitter abuse, claiming homophobic viewers should be 'locked up'.

The flamboyant 24-year-old has faced harsh criticism from judge Gary Barlow for his camp performances on the UK show and some angry viewers have even sent death threats on Twitter.

However, the Essex singer has finally snapped telling his 400,000 followers that 'enough is enough'.

'Don't think people understand some of the stuff that I get sent day in and day out,' he wrote.

November 19, 2012

Rylan Clark says he is 'gutted' bookie's favorite Ella Henderson went home instead of him

Gay X Factor 'joke act' Rylan Clark says he feels 'really guilty' after show favorite Ella Henderson was booted off the UK singing contest last night (18 November).

Judges were in shock after 16-year-old Henderson found herself in the bottom two with fellow bookie's favorite James Arthur.

But when no unanimous decision was made, the round went to 'deadlock' and the results of the public vote determined Henderson was the next finalist to go home.

October 30, 2012

The 25-year-old mother lost a sing-off on the British competition reality show, but has accused the judges of tactical voting

Jade Ellis, who left the X Factor competition on Sunday (28 October), has accused the British reality show's judges of tactical voting.

The 25-year-old mother-of-one from London was in the bottom two with Union J, and judges Nicole Scherzinger, Gary Barlow, Louis Walsh opted to save the boyband.

October 28, 2012

The 25-year-old mother lost a sing-off on the British singing competition reality show

Lesbian contestant Jade Ellis was voted off on tonight’s X Factor (28 October).

The 25-year-old mother from London performed White Flag by Dido in a sing-off with fellow bottom two act Union J.

She was chosen to stay by her mentor Tulisa, but the other judges Nicole Scherzinger, Gary Barlow and Louis Walsh opted for the boyband.

Ellis said: ‘To me it’s just been an amazing experience, I want to thank you guys for your amazing critique, and for me, my life starts now.’

October 22, 2012

Urban duo, featuring bisexual Charlie Rundle, lose out to Kye Sones after tough sing-off in UK show

Urban pop duo MK1, which includes bisexual singer Charlie Rundle, became the first group to be booted off The X Factor after a nail-biting sing-off with rival act Kye Sones.

The group were sent packing after judges failed to reach a unanimous decision on last night's (21 October) show and the results went to deadlock for the third time this series.

Despite winning support from judge Tulisa, who claimed MK1's cover of The Script's The Man Who Can't Be Moved reminded her of her own group N-Dubz, former chimney sweep Sones was found to have the most public votes.

October 17, 2012

MK1's Charlie Rundle proves she also has the sex factor with topless Mr Men pantie photo

X Factor finalist Charlie Rundle, of urban group MK1, proved she also has the sex factor by tweeting a photo of her wearing nothing but a pair of Mr Men panties.

The blonde bombshell, who is one of three lesbian acts on the UK TV talent show, is pictured sporting a sexy cropped hairstyle, a pair of headphones and novelty cartoon underpants.

'The promo shot for my old DJ sets...Minus the Mr. Men,' the 19-year-old said in her post on Twitter.

Along with bandmate Simeon Dixon, 24, Rundle has made it through to the third week of X Factor live shows.

October 15, 2012

Gay and lesbian UK X Factor finalists survive second round of live shows

X Factor judge Gary Barlow is in 'shock' after flamboyant gay contestant Rylan Clarke survived to sing another week.

Unlike last week, the camp Essex singer wasn't even in the bottom two after the results of the public vote were revealed yesterday (14 October).

His over the top mash-up of Korean pop hit Gangnam Style, Groove is in the Heart and Pump up the Jam featured dancing panda 'fashionistas' and Karl Lagerfeld impersonaters.

October 15, 2012

Gay and lesbian UK X Factor finalists survive second round of live shows

X Factor judge Gary Barlow is in 'shock' after flamboyant gay contestant Rylan Clarke survived to sing another week.

Unlike last week, the camp Essex singer wasn't even in the bottom two after the results of the public vote were revealed yesterday (14 October).

His over the top mash-up of Korean pop hit Gangnam Style, Groove is in the Heart and Pump up the Jam featured dancing panda 'fashionistas' and Karl Lagerfeld impersonaters.

October 8, 2012

Gay and lesbian UK X Factor finalists survive first round of live shows

Angry viewers have branded flamboyant gay X Factor finalist Rylan Clark a 'freak' and 'sickening' after he narrowly made it through to the second live round of the UK show.

The singer, who received death threats on Twitter last week, was in the bottom two with Carolynne Poole on last night's results show.

March 2, 2012

Gay UK X Factor finalist Marcus Collins talks about debut album, single and working with Gary Barlow

Gay X Factor finalist Marcus Collins gives fans a behind the scenes look at the making of his self-titled album and debut single in a revealing new video.

In the three-minute clip on YouTube, the singer, who came second to girl group Little Mix in the UK version of the hit TV contest, explains his song choices and reveals what it's like to work with Gary Barlow.

He says he chose the cover of Seven Nation Army as the first single because of the song's iconic beat.

March 2, 2012

Gay UK X Factor finalist Marcus Collins talks about debut album, single and working with Gary Barlow

Gay X Factor finalist Marcus Collins gives fans a behind the scenes look at the making of his self-titled album and debut single in a revealing new video.

In the three-minute clip on YouTube, the singer, who came second to girl group Little Mix in the UK version of the hit TV contest, explains his song choices and reveals what it's like to work with Gary Barlow.

He says he chose the cover of Seven Nation Army as the first single because of the song's iconic beat.

February 27, 2012

Gay UK X Factor finalist Marcus Collins gives preview of new album and fans are loving it

Gay X Factor finalist Marcus Collins has given fans a tantalising taste of his debut album and it's already creating a buzz in the Twittersphere.

The five-minute preview of the self-titled album on YouTube features original songs, as well as cover versions of Your Love Is Lifting Me Higher by Jackie Wilson and Tightrope by Janelle Monae.

It also includes a track written by Collins' X Factor mentor, judge and Take That frontman Gary Barlow, who also executive produced the album.

February 8, 2012

Elton John will join Jessie J and Annie Lennox in concert celebrating 60 year reign of Elizabeth II

Sir Elton John will be singing for the queen this summer and I don't mean his arch-nemesis Madonna.

The star will perform, along with Paul McCartney and Dame Shirley Bassey, at the British monarch's Diamond Jubilee Concert on 4 June.

Bisexual pop singer Jessie J and AIDS activist Annie Lennox will join a star-studded line-up, which also includes boyband JLS, Tom Jones and Cliff Richard.