Simeon Taylor still loves The X Factor contestant

X Factor contestant Katie Waissel dumped boyfriend Simeon Cardle soon after Bedgate, but he’s still in love with the finalist.

The pair began dating in June after meeting at the hair salon where Katie, 24, was working as a receptionist.

Simoen, 26, was livid when he read the rumours that his girl had been found snuggled up under fellow contestant Matt Cardle’s duvet.

‘When I’d heard that Matt and Katie had supposedly been in bed together I phoned her. I was fuming, as you would expect,’ says Simeon.

‘She said that it absolutely wasn’t true and that it was all lies – and I believed her.’

But then Simeon got the heave-ho.

‘Two days later Katie called me in the evening and said that she thought it was best that we stopped seeing each other,’ he tells the Sunday Mirror.

‘It came as a complete shock and I was really upset. The change in her was terrible, she went from texting 15 or 20 times a day with really loved-up messages to nothing.

‘I still love Katie and I hope we can get back together after the show.’

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