X Factor’s Sami Brooks slams bullying reports

The axed singer has rubbished rumours Misha B has been mean behind the scenes

The X Factor was plunged into yet more controversy over the weekend, after both Louis Walsh and Tulisa came under fire for accusing Misha B of bullying other contestants.

Now axed singer Sami Brooks has rubbished the reports, branding talk ‘laughable and ridiculous.’

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The 31-year-old contestant was rumoured to have been the victim of Misha’s ‘mean comments,’ as contestants became catty behind the scenes ahead of last weekend’s shows.

But today Sami vowed to ‘stamp out the bullying thing’ revealing the accusations were totally unfounded.

‘There have been accusations, but I’m going to stamp out the bullying thing. There has been no bullying going on at all,’ she said during an appearance on ITV show This Morning.

‘Can you imagine? I’m nearly 6ft, she [Misha] is 5ft bloody 1. As if she’s going to bully a big girl like me. It’s laughable and ridiculous.’

She added: ‘Misha is confident in her own skin. She knows how to work it. She knows how to stand on a stage. I haven’t got a bad thing to say about her, honestly.’

Sami’s sheepish mentor Louis Walsh was forced to apologise for his comments on Sunday’s show, admitting: ‘We’re all so involved in our own acts, but I got a bit carried away.

‘I know I shouldn’t have used the b-word and I apologise for that. It was the heat of the moment.’

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