Cowell Backs Tulisa and Brands MC Ultra “A Scumbag”

Simon Cowell has explained that Tulisa Contostavlos has nothing to apologise for and that her X Factor job is safe.

The former N-Dubz singer has been mired in controversy since her sex tape was published on Monday but the music boss has explained that she has nothing to be ashamed about.

“Tulisa doesn’t have to apologise for anything. The only person who has to apologise is the scumbag who sold the tape,” said Cowell.

“It’s private, it’s intimate and she did nothing wrong. People do these things in the bedroom believe it or not. I feel very sorry for her. He’s a scumbag and I feel very, very angry about this.”

“It’s disgusting, repulsive. He’s embarrassed her and he’s got no right to put her in this position,” Cowell told The Sun. “He should literally find a hole and hide in it for the next week. It really, really annoys me. It’s like, ‘Who do you think you are?'”

Hew went on to say that he didn’t want the rapper “within a 100 miles of X Factor studios”.

“It makes no difference with me about her coming back on the show — 100 per cent. I mean, God, if I said no (to her coming back) it’s allowing every sleazebag in the country to wreck somebody’s career when she didn’t do something wrong.”

“The public are very, very a) forgiving, and b) understanding. But I hope they don’t forgive the person who did it.”

MC Ultra (Justin Edwards) took to Twitter last night and explained that he will soon be telling his tale of tape. “To find the truth both sides of the story should be heard.”

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