X Factor finalist Matt Cardle is no longer speaking to rival singer Katie Waissel

Matt Cardle has labelled fellow X Factor finalist Katie Waissel a ‘fame-hungry twat’.

The painter/decorator is furious with the blonde singer after it was claimed she leaked stories about them being caught in bed together.

Katie, 24, has always denied the allegations, but Matt, 27, is continuing to snub her.

‘That stuff about us being in bed together was absolute bullshit,’ he says. ‘Katie‘s a fame-hungry twat.

‘I can’t say any more about it because nothing happened. I would never go near her. I’m not speaking to her, I don’t have anything to do with her in the house.

‘I’ve made my feelings absolutely clear and if she doesn’t get it by now then she’s more stupid than I thought.’

Matt wants to spend as little time around Katie – who is being mentored by Cheryl Cole, 27 – as possible. But, although the kooky contestant was in the bottom 2 this weekend, she is still clinging onto her place on The X Factor.

‘The only thing she could do is leave the competition,’ Matt rants. ‘I don’t care if she’s in or out of it, as long as she’s out of my face. I’m concentrating on the competition, not all that shit.’

Matt has also denied ex-girlfriend Lauren Cutmore’s claims that they are reconciled.

‘I’m single,’ he adds. ‘She’s a lovely girl but we are not back together and never will get back together.

‘We split up because we split up, it had nothing to do with The X Factor.’

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