X Factor UK: Carolyne Poole says 'Leave Rylan alone!'

Rylan Clark (X Factor 2012)

Carolynne Poole has jumped to the defence of Rylan Clark, telling people to leave him alone!

Carolynne lost out to Rylan on Sunday night's first results show in the sing off, after both acts received the fewest votes from the public and landed in the bottom two.

The controversial result saw Gary Barlow storm off the stage and hit out Rylan, and many fans have also been sending hate to the 23-year-old.

But he tweeted yesterday: “You can say these horrible things to me all you like, but there are people voting for me and it is so much appreciated!”

Meanwhile Carolynne also told fans not to send hate to the Essex performer.

She said: “I feel sad about that and it is gross.”

Meanwhile US star Ne-Yo, who helped Nicole chose her acts at judges' houses, also defended the singer.

“Everybody knows — including Rylan — that he is not the strongest singer," he said. “Rylan is what you would call a character. Not all music is about how well somebody sings."

Speaking to The Sun, Ne-Yo added: “You can’t tell me that every song you’ve ever played on this station, you’ve played because the vocalist was just incredible.

“I dug the fact he was genuine about who he was — he’s not putting on. That’s really who he is.”

The X Factor 2012 continues this Saturday night on ITV1, with the results show following on Sunday night with performances from Taylor Swift and Rebecca Ferguson.

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