Bosses have stopped the star from talking about the show until he’s had PR training, according to reports
Things have gone rather quiet on the Wagner front since the outlandish singer was evicted from the X Factor on Sunday – and there may be a reason for that.
Nervous bosses have reportedly banned the controversial star from speaking out about the show, as they’re worried about what he might say.
The star was billed to appear alongside fellow evictee Katie Waissel in a string of television and radio appearances on Monday, including Daybreak and Lorraine Live, as well as several magazine interviews.
But it’s said the eccentric singer’s packed schedule was dramatically cleared at the last minute, after bosses cancelled all his interviews, terrified he might speak out about the show, and overshadow the upcoming semi-final.
‘Wagner was banned from speaking to the other contestants on Sunday and yesterday they turned down dozens of media requests because they were worried what he might say,’ one insider told the Mirror.
‘Wagner could say anything at any time so it looked like an accident waiting to happen.
‘They spent the day giving him advice so that when he does speak he won’t damage the show’s image.
‘He was effectively gagged. No other contestant had this treatment this series.’
It’s thought the Brazilian is currently undergoing PR training, and will be allowed to do more interviews in the coming weeks.
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