X Factor 2012 results: Gary Barlow 'gutted' about Melanie Masson's exit

Melanie Masson (X Factor 2012)

X Factor judge Gary Barlow has said he's gutted that Melanie Masson was axed in tonight's show.

Tonight's latest X Factor 2012 results saw Melanie lose out in the sing off.

Speaking afterwards, Melanie said: "I'm fine, thank you for all the people who have picked up the phone to vote for me, it's such a tough competition.

"Everyone's so amazing. This a brilliant line up of talent. That's the rules, we know we could leave at any time, it's worth it to be part of it."

A "gutted" Gary said: “For me Melanie is one of the best singers in the competition, I am so disappointed."

Talking on Xtra Factor, Gary admitted he was in shock of the result.

He told Olly Murs and Caroline Flack on the ITV2 spin off series: "Tonight was a shock... I couldn't believe it.

"Melanie has had a geeat week. I'm just really disappointed for her. She's waited so long, I'm so sad she's gone so early."

The X Factor 2012 continues next Saturday and Sunday night on ITV1.

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