X Factor 2012: Ella Henderson admits being favouite adds pressure

Ella Henderson (X Factor 2012)

X Factor 2012 star Ella Henderson has admitted that she's feeling the pressure of being the favourite.

Ella has been the bookies odds on tip to win the show since after the first live show.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "Ella's the first act in X Factor history to be an odds-on shot before the second live show has even aired."

Speaking to the Daily Star Sunday today, Ella confessed that the favourite tag was adding pressure.

She told the tabloid: “I’ve heard I’m the favourite, which I feel is added ­pressure.

“I had a chat about it with Tulisa but she told me not to ­concentrate on that.

“She said it’s an ­amazing thing but not to let it affect me in any way. She told me to keep my head down, focus on my performance, stay grounded and do my best.”

Despite being on course to make it all the way to the final, Ella insisted she wasn't going to get too cocky.

“Things can change quickly so I can’t think I’m safe just because I’m the ­favourite right now," she said.

And Ella revealed: “Tulisa said my biggest worry is that people can think I’m safe and not vote.

“Without the votes you don’t stay in the ­competition, which is the main worry.”

The X Factor continues tonight with the latest results show, which will feature performances from Fun. and Robbie Williams, as well as one more act being given the boot.

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