Anorak | X Factor Persecution: Kitty Brucknell’s Secret Deal To Be Hated

X Factor Persecution: Kitty Brucknell’s Secret Deal To Be Hated

by | 1st, November 2011

DAY 32 of the X Factor campaign to make Kitty Brucknell a figure of controversy and hate. Following yesterday’s news that the singer’s voice has been manipulated for the telly, the Sun leads with news of a race row. The front-page headline trumpets:


Anorak half suspects Kitty has signed a secret contract to be the show’s go-to figure for negative stories. We imagine a producer offering professional singer Kitty a deal. Sign the contract and the X Factor will make you famous but we and the tabloids will tell the slack-jawed masses to hate you. Kitty signs. She thinks she can handle it. All publicity is good publicity, right?. But it isn’t. Being accused of racism is a slur that sticks. There is no recovery. The X Factor c hews up its acts and spits them out.

The Sun begins.

Kitty Brucknell was suspected of racially abusing fellow singer Derry Mensah following a bust-up at an X Factor practice session.

Who would envy her that?

The studio incident allegedly unfolded as Derry rehearsed a song with his band The Risk. A source revealed Kitty was lying

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