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X Factor Rebel Frankie Cocozza Is Jedward’s Brother Who Can Score Drugs And Girls

by | 9th, November 2011

FRANKIE Cocozza can’t sing and he can’t dance. He’s th e X Factor novelty act; the son of Wagner; the would-be star who looks into the camera and says: “It could be you. Anyone can be a pop star. You just need more front than Bournemouth, shaggability and good management.”

So. One day from Frankie’s removal from the X Factor, Frankie is on the cover of the Sun . The headline informs us:

“X Factor drug sacking – Frankie fired for coke sex boasts”

When Louise Walsh said Frankie could never be a rock star, he never meant it. What he meant was: “You need to leave the show under a cloud and then be branded as the boy who got expelled from Simon Cowell’s School Of Pap for being sooooo rock.” Rather than a being failure, Frankie is the bad boy who no-one could tame.

The Sun’s Colin Robertson buys into the process of turning Frankie into a solo act:

“X Factor wildboy Frankie Cocozza was booted off the show after confessing to a coke-fuelled sex session.”

As PR-driven missives go, this one is rich in layers. Frankie, the lad who wanted to win the X Factor and get the Simon Cowell seal of approval, is wild. Frankie was never caught taking drugs, thus leaving

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