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By Shaun Kitchener On November 6, 2012

X Factor Bosses Unhappy With Christopher Maloney Voting For Himself?

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X Factor Bosses Unhappy With Christopher Maloney Voting For Himself?
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Christopher Maloney has admitted to voting for himself a few times on The X Factor, prompting reports that staff are annoyed with him for being 'against the spirit of the show'.

All contestants are thought to be ringing their own voting number a few times, but The Mirror today claims that Maloney really goes to town with helping himself stay in the competition.

"I've voted for myself a few times," he said. "So has everyone else – I doubt my calls have made much of a difference...If I had more credit on my phone I’d vote more."

However, an insider on the show tells the tabloid: "'You can’t outlaw this sort of behaviour but it leaves a very sour taste. It’s against the spirit of the show."

A production team member is also quoted as saying: "I've seen him dialling and redialling his own number over and over again. It's sad really but he wants it that much he's spending a fortune."

Kye Sones, eliminated on Sunday, has been vocal about not being pals with the 39-year-old wildcard.

He said: "All of us have got really close and then you’ve got Chris. We’ve been a really strong group and he’s been an outsider — and that’s nothing to do with any of us lot.

"He’s very tactical. There are two different people — one when cameras are there and one when they’re not there."

The X Factor story so far

 X Factor boys Kye Sones, James Arthur and Rylan Clark at SkyFall Premiere (WENN)
%uFFFDTriple J became Union J when George Shelley joined the band (WENN)
 Judge Tulisa and her girls Jade Ellis, Ella Henderson and Lucy Spraggan at SkyFall Premiere (WENN)
 Carolynne Poole was the first contestant eliminated from the show (WENN)
 Lucy Spraggan and Rylan Clark were kicked out of their hotel for misbehaving (WENN)
MK1 are the latest act to be eliminated from the show (WENN)
 Jade Ellis was ill last week and it almost cost her place in the show (WENN)
 Troublemaker Rylan has been entertaining contestants during rehearsals (WENN)
Nervous Jahmene has been emotional throughout the show (WENN)
 Rylan's controversial performances aren't impressing Gary Barlow (WENN)
Christopher Maloney was the chosen Wildcard act through to the live shows (WENN)
 James Arthur suffered a panic attack after his performance two weeks ago (WENN)
 GMD3 changed their band name to District3 after Sharon Osbourne told them the original name had to go (WENN)
 Ella Henderson is the bookies' favourite to win the show (WENN)
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