16 Signs You’re A Total Libra

Frantic search is launched for missing X Factor contestant

Frantic search is launched for missing X Factor contestant
Robbie Hance wowed the judges and viewers on last night's X Factor with his emotional cover of Damien Rice's track Coconut Skins.

Frantic search is launched for missing X Factor contestant

Robbie Hance
The 26-year-old musician, who announced that he was homeless, made it through to the bootcamp stage of the competition with ease.
Robbie Hance
He said before his performance: "My current status at the moment is I am homeless. I’ve been homeless for about six years, on and off.
"Two nights out of every fortnight like I’ll stay somewhere like a friend’s house or something, but the rest of the time I’m kicking about on the street. I sleep in doorways, alleyways just trying to keep dry."
Frantic search is launched for missing X Factor contestant
The humble contestant went on to explain that he was put into care at the age of 13 when his mum struggled to cope and admitted he felt like "a burden" on every foster family he stayed with.
But Robbie has now gone AWOL and the show's producers are frantically scouring the streets so he still has a chance to change his life around.
A show insider said: “He’s a fantastic artist and he blew everyone away at auditions.
Frantic search is launched for missing X Factor contestant
“He doesn’t have a phone and the only point of contact was through a friend. Producers last spoke to him on Monday but they can no longer reach his friend and have no idea where he is. It’s a real worry.
“If he doesn’t get in touch by the end of next week, then he’d have to kiss goodbye to any part in the show, which would be a tragedy.”
The news comes as a shock because Robbie appeared to be an early front-runner to win the show and admitted it could be life-changing.
He told the judges: "I have always sung, I don’t think there is anything else in my life that I do with such passion.
"This competition is obviously a big thing, it could add the element of security, it could change my life, definitely."

Published by
17 Sep 2012
Special offers...
Our partners
Advertising


Don't miss...
Inspirational Feminist Quotes: Empowering Quotes For Women100 Of The Best Quotes To Live Your Life By
The Hottest Celebrity Glasses: 35 Frames You Need To Be Wearing50 Moving On Quotes To Forget About Him
Most Popular
24h
1 Week
1 Month
Where Are These Child Actors Now? What Happened To The Children!!!
24/04/2014
Proof That Drunk Celebrities Are WAY Worse Than Us
11/09/2014
X-rated texts between Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber have been leaked
21/01/2014
Benedict Cumberbatch talks marriage and his perfect woman
30/07/2013
Renee Zellweger puts third Bridget Jones film in jeopardy?
31/10/2013
Hilarious! Ellen Degeneres dressed up as a boob-bearing Nicki Minaj for Halloween
01/11/2013
The X Factor 2013: Watch the 10 best first auditions of all time
29/08/2013
Watch These People Dancing Naked In Public. It's Oddly Hypnotising
16/07/2014
Made In Chelsea's Lucy Watson has a ‘naked’ snap leak
26/11/2013
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...