Rylan tips Christopher to win X Factor

Published Monday, 26 November 2012
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Christopher Maloney could win this year's X Factor, according to axed hopeful Rylan Clark.

Rylan tips Christopher to win X Factor
X Factor's Chris Maloney and Rylan Clark. (© Rex Features)

Rylan lost out in the weekend's sing-off against Union J and, despite appearing to take a pop at Chris's ability to entertain in a series of Twitter posts, now thinks the cruise ship singer could win.

"I think Chris Maloney might take it - he's got such a great following," the Essex lad told ITV's Daybreak on Monday.

With the X Factor final in just under two weeks' time, Rylan also joked that he'd loved to see Chris duet with another cruise ship singer - Loose Women panellist Jane McDonald.

"I think it would be immense. Get Jane McDonald in that final," he said.

If I'd have won it, there wouldn't be an X Factor next year. It would have put a lot of people out of a job.

Rylan Clark

The contestants do usually team up with a special celebrity guest for one song and Jane said she would be more than happy to join Chris on stage.

"If Chris Maloney wants me to sing on the duet of X Factor with him, I will do it," she declared on Monday's Loose Women.

"I would be very proud to sing alongside him. I think he's had a rough ride. He's had a lot of criticism. I'm proud of him standing up every week and doing as well as he's done."

Meanwhile, Rylan remained realistic about his strength lying in entertaining rather than in his singing ability and admitted that if he had won the show, it would have undermined its credibility.

"I'm just so shocked that I managed to get as far as I did and I'm just so pleased that I did," he said.

"I got a chance to stand there and sing like everyone else, and hopefully I proved myself to a lot of people out there that thought I can't really sing, and I went out on a high."

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Sarah in Sheffield wrote (676 days ago):
I really really hate Christopher Maloney because I just think that he is so so so weird I really wanted Ella Henderson to win but she got out so I voted for union j but they got out so I voted for James Arthur .i really really think that James Arthur is so so so hot.i don't really liked Rylan's audition because all I think is that Rylan's wants to go out with Nicole or tulisa but I just don't think that tulisa really likes Rylan.bye bye!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ::::)))))))
Bernie in Lurgan wrote (694 days ago):
If Christopher wins X Factor, I'll never watch the programme again!!! James Arthur to win!
JON in lisburn wrote (697 days ago):
we lost the winner - ELLE :( Thanks to people keepin rylan in - sing he can get real NO HE CANT - and now he is the expert judge - christopher hasnt a snowballs chance to win - the only heartfelt singer WHO DESERVES to win it now is JAMES ARTHUR
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