The ecstatic star has heaped praise on her winning act, as Matt says his victory is ‘still sinking in’
Dannii Minogue has heaped praise on her winning X Factor act Matt Cardle, taking to Twitter to thank followers for their support, and reveal last night’s verdict has ‘made our year’.
Matt beat off stiff competition from Cheryl and Simon’s acts Rebecca Ferguson and One Direction, and finally won over the audience with a rendition of his winner’s single – a cover of Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro’s When We Collide.
And Dannii just couldn’t be happier.
‘Thank you to everyone who voted for Matt – you have made our year :-)’ Marie Claire’s January cover star Tweeted shortly after he was crowned as winner.
And this morning Miss Minogue took to Twitter once again, writing: ‘Thanks again for all the votes for #MattToWin. I think it is just sinking in! What a brilliant night. Spread the love and I’m sure we can #GetMattToNumberOne.’
Dannii even Tweeted a picture of her cheeky protégée appearing on ITV show This Morning, hosted by Holly Willoughby, wearing one of Dannii’s own Project D dresses.
Meanwhile, Matt – who has been swept up in a whirlwind of photocalls and interviews – has revealed the life-changing news hasn’t really sunk in yet.
‘It was so shocking that it made me numb straight away and I have not really got the feeling back yet,’ he said, talking on morning show Daybreak earlier today.
‘I am still in a bit of a spin about the whole thing.
‘I said to someone earlier “it will probably sink in next Christmas when I watch somebody else win and I say oh, I did that last year”. It is just crazy.’
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