He's so angry that Rylan Clark is still around

Gary Barlow has been pushed to the brink by The X Factor – and is still fuming over Rylan Clark remaining in the contest.

The Take That singer is said to be fed up with the way the show has been going and has been refusing to speak to Rylan‘s mentor Nicole Scherzinger, 34, behind the scenes.

Insiders add that Gary, 41, won’t even think about doing another series until he sees how things turn out.

‘Things have been very frosty between all the judges and Gary still isn’t happy,’ says a source.

‘He’s very angry.’

Gary is genuinely really upset about how things have gone.

‘He’s fuming,’ says a second source.

‘He just wanted to enjoy this series but that’s not how it’s turning out.

‘He won’t decide whether to sign up for next year until this year’s done.

‘He hasn’t spoken to Nicole at all lately.

‘He’s angry about Rylan and the fact she even put him through to the live shows in the first place.’

Gary’s X Factor experience had already been soured when Simon Cowell‘s biographer Tom Bower last month claimed the mogul had mocked him for ‘chasing’ an OBE.

Tom also claimed Simon, 53, was fuming that ITV rehired Gary after he’d called him ‘dull’.

Read more about The X Factor in Now magazine dated 22 October 2012 – out now!

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