X Factor 2011: Ofcom investigate Frankie Cocozza's "glamorisation of alcohol abuse"

Frankie Cocozza

X Factor flop Frankie Cocozza has put ITV in hot water with telly watchdog Ofcom this week, with the media regulator investigating the show after complaints about the teenager's apparent "glamorisation of alcohol abuse" on the programme.

More than 150 viewers have complained about the clips of Frankie shown on the show, while others registered her views against Frankie swearing during the results show two weeks ago. The singer yelled "f**king get in there" after he was saved by the public for after rock week.

28 viewers also complained about a clip shown during the show of Frankie getting drunk in a club before the 9PM Watershed.

Ofcom will investigate its complaints and reveal its findings in a few weeks.