2012 ‘X Factor’ winner James Arthur has quit Twitter

James-Arthur

James Arthur has quit Twitter after a number of rants and his account is now being looked after by his management team.

 

The 2012 ‘X Factor’ winner has posted his last message on the site after posting a number of controversial comments and a rap song featuring a homophobic slur which got him into hot water.

 

Today signed off with:

 

 

The 25-year-old apologised for calling DJ Micky Worthless a “f***ing q****” during a rap battle.

 

He said: “I have to say I’m extremely disappointed in myself for being so naive with this diss track I made for an unknown rapper recently.

 

“I would just like to make it completely clear that it was not meant in anyway as a reference to homosexuality.

 

“I realise where the term has come from in meaning… But used in the context of the rap battles I have grown up with it has come to mean something completely different.. That said, I understand why it could cause offence and that definitely wasn’t my intention.”

 

The ‘You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You’ singer added that it wasn’t a reflection of his true character and he has “many, many gay friends”.

 

He left Twitter in the hands of his management after a number of rants, including one aimed at boyband One Direction.

 

James also had one last row with comedian Frankie Boyle, after the stand-up star tweeted: “Sorry, I beef with playas only.

 

“I’ll leave you to the battle rap scene and getting hit so hard your teeth go normal.”

 

The singer hit back, writing: “Haha how original with the teeth thing. Note to self: sort teeth! Must sort teeth!! Your (sic) an old washed up nerd with poor jokes.”

Connect with us

Latest Stories

Jose Chameleone gets fans dancing with superstar

Musician and East African Legend Jose Chameleone released the video for

Ali Kiba seduces fans on new single

“I never make music to compete with anyone; people compete with me and

D’banj goes french on “Comment Ca Va”

Fans of D’banj are in for a treat with his latest release “Comment

Jose Chameleone yearns for love on mshamba

"Najua mimi mshamba Wewe mwenye asali kanifundisha kuilamba" These poetic

#WeirdNews: Girl lets best friend sleep with boyfriend to avoid sex talk

A YouTube star let her boyfriend have sex with her best friend to put

Rock

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington found dead

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has reportedly been found dead

Nothing But Thieves don’t want rock star image

Nothing But Thieves are keen to defeat the rock star image by carving

Kanye to be joined by Chris Martin, 2 Chainz at Glastonbury?

Kanye West will reportedly be joined by Chris Martin and 2 Chainz during

Florence + the Machine replace Foo Fighters at Glastonbury

Florence + the Machine have replaced Foo Fighters as Friday's (26.06.15)

Blur’s Alex James loves ‘smoking hot’ Taylor Swift

Blur's Alex James thinks Taylor Swift is "smoking hot" and admits he has

Hollywood

Hugh Jackman won’t star as Wolverine in Deadpool movie

Hugh Jackman has ruled out starring as metal claw-bearing mutant Wolverine

Vin Diesel explains his love of social media

Hollywood star Vin Diesel believes social media has helped to change the

Watch Leonardo Dicaprio’s “Before the Flood” Full Documentary

8months after winning his long-awaited Oscar honored for his work in The

Wolverine 3 named Logan

Hugh Jackman has shared a poster of the upcoming third Wolverine movie,

Ben Affleck’s Batman year and a half away

Ben Affleck’s standalone ‘Batman’ movie – which he writes, directs