X Factor 2012: Chris Maloney blames judges for making his nan ill!

Chris Maloney (X Factor 2012)

X Factor's Chris Maloney has claimed that the judges' harsh comments are making his nan sick!

Chris, who has reportedly been topping the voting, once again took on another cheesy karaoke classic last night.

Singing Elton John's I'm Still Standing, Chris got more harsh comments from the panel, but bookies are tipping him to survive the axe once again.

He told the Daily Star Sunday today that the negative comments were hurting his nan.

“She’s not well because of it all – her blood pressure has been sky high," Chris claimed. “She can’t really handle the cruel comments I’ve been getting and I’m really upset she’s having to endure it.

“She’s had to see the doctor for tests and change her blood pressure tablets.

“The comments from the judges aren’t easy to hear. Some of them can be below the belt. And if I’m finding it difficult to take, I don’t know how a 76-year-old woman is managing.”

Chris added: “I hoped she’d be OK for this weekend but she’s still not well. It’s really worrying and upsetting. Her health is more important to me than anything.”

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The X Factor 2012 continues tonight with the latest results show, featuring performances from Ed Sheeran and Little Mix, as well as one more act being given the boot.

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