Robbie makes a controversial statement
The singer wants Rylan, 24, to have a successful career in the media industry despite admitting he’s not the most credible act on the show.
‘I think there’s, like, four contestants on there [The X Factor] with a good chance of being proper, proper artists to sell proper, proper records,’ says Robbie, 38.
‘Then there’s Rylan, who I just want in my life in whatever shape or form that might be.
Robbie has been a fan of Rylan for a while – he blogged about him before last weekend’s show and shouted out ‘Vote Rylan!’ when he performed on Saturday night’s programme.
‘Wherever he [Rylan] wants to be, I’ll be watching it,’ Robbie tells Capital FM.
‘And I think Gary‘s wrong about him.’
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