X Factor 2012: James Arthur fancies "flirty" Nicole Scherzinger

James Arthur (X Factor 2012)

X Factor star James Arthur has admitted he fancies his mentor Nicole Scherzinger.

The 24-year-old, who has also been open about his crush on the Xtra Factor's Caroline Flack, described the US singer as "flirty".

"Nicole Scherzinger is very flirty, I think that's part of her make up," James said. "She's probably developed that form being in the Pussycat Dolls. Of course I fancy her! What red-blooded male doesn't?"

And James admitted: "When she came out in that Halloween outfit [at Rylan's party last month]... Yeah I think a lot of women would have swung the other way for her then.

"When she came out in that, me and Kye Sones especially were just like 'What the hell?'"

Let's hope Nicole doesn't district James too much!


The X Factor continues with its live shows this weekend with a guilty pleasures theme.

Sunday's results show will feature performances from Alicia Keys and Olly Murs, as well as one more act being given the boot.

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