The singer defends his Xtra Factor co-host
Olly Murs has spoken out against Christopher Maloney’s unpleasant behaviour after revealing the former X Factor star was rude about Caroline Flack during the series.
Chris, 34 – who reportedly called fellow contestant Carolynne Poole a ‘c***’ before the final show – has been dealing with a stream of abuse from Twitter trolls and has suggested he is the subject of a ‘witch hunt.’
‘Please stop online abuse,’ Chris posted on the social networking site, ‘all I done was follow my dream.’
‘He did once have a go at Caroline,’ revealed the Troublemaker singer. ‘He said something in a newspaper and then he came on The Xtra Factor so that was awkward.’
Although Olly did start to feel sorry for Chris after the studio audience’s response to his performances during the live shows.
‘To have been booed every week must have been hard,’ he admitted. ‘He is changing his life, even if he has become a complete…
‘He is still a nice guy.’
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