X Factor's Jahmene Douglas reveals a shock new look

X Factor star Jahmene Douglas has revealed a brand new look that's shocked fans.

Jahmene shared the snaps on Instagram and his followers were quick to react.


"I did NOT recognise you when I first saw this pic," one wrote.

Jahmene finished as the runner up on The X Factor in 2012 and released a debut album Love Never Fails a year later.

Last year the 26-year-old put out his new record, Unfathomable Phantasmagoria, but more recently has made headlines after a string of worrying Twitter messages.

James Arthur reached out to his fellow X Factor star earlier in the month when Jahmene opened up on Twitter about his struggles with depression in a long post titled "This is me...".

"I don’t know what to do any more," admitted Jahmene in the message to his followers. "My mind is plagued with suicidal thoughts whenever my defences are down.”


He continued: “I feel so broken, lost and worthless. It doesn’t seem to matter how much I try to fix myself, who I talk to or what I put in place it always comes back to this.”

Jahmene concluded his note: “All I am ever left with is the desire to die. I don’t want it, but I do. That’s the inner battle.

"I’m scared the next time I try I will succeed because I have nothing in place any more.”

James, who has himself admitted to battles with depression, was quick to offer support.

“Brother I’m here for you," wrote the X Factor winner. "Answer your phone. I know what you’re going through. Pick up.”

Fans and other stars were also quick to rally and help Jahmene.


Britain's Got Talent's Collabro singer Jamie Lambert‏ posted online: "Love to you @Jahmene - I thoroughly recommend speaking to someone if you haven't already. I have a few numbers you can call if you want x"

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