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What do YOU think of The X Factor charity single with JLS and One Direction?

Ooh, so here’s a bit of video fun on a Saturday afternoon – it's this year’s X Factor charity song featuring JLS and Once Direction.

The video stars our favourite boybanders (Marvin and co’ and Harry and co’) as well as all the X Factor finalists from this year’s show… well, actually not all of them. A certain Mr Frankie Cocozza is missing from the final cut.

The song is a cover of Rose Royce’s seventies tune, Wishing On A Star and all sales proceeds will be going to a children’s charity called Together For Short Lives. And although Frankie was present to record his vocals and the video, X Factor bosses have since decided it would be completely inappropriate to have him on screen or in the radio edit of the track.

An insider told The Sun, “Frankie has admitted taking cocaine so that is not the kind of thing we want associated with a charity single. He recorded his bit before he was booted off so there is nothing we can do about his vocals being on the single. But he won't be heard on radio or be seen in any video."

Oh dear, we’re not sure whether we should feel sorry for Frankie or not – especially as keeps on being edited out of things. And also after our very deep and meaningful chat about women with him in this week’s issue of heat. But what do you lot think? Are X Factor bosses being too harsh on Frankie? 

Wishing On A Star will be available for download tomorrow and to buy on CD from Monday. Oh and if you fancy some behind-the-scenes pictures from the video shoot, check this out.

 

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