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Sam Bailey: I only went on The X Factor to get an extension on the house

Former X Factor winner Sam Bailey has joked she only entered the show so she could have building work done on her house.

Appearing as a guest on Loose Women, she said: “I’m currently living with family because I’m having an extension on the house and we’re living in a bedroom of my sister-in-law’s house with two sets of bunk beds and a cot in one room.

“It’s been fun, but I’m now ready to have my house because it’s being built.

Sam Bailey

Sam Bailey won The X Factor in 2013 (Rui Vieira/PA)


“I only went on The X Factor to get an extension on the house.

“Honestly, all I wanted was a bit of exposure so I can get more gigs and more money and then, next thing you know it’s happening.”

Sam said she will move back into her house next month.

“My sister-in-law and brother have been brilliant for putting us up, we’ve all had so much fun.”

.@SamBaileyREAL is all ready back stage for her appearance on @loosewomen tune in from 12:30! @itvmedia #chatshow

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The star also recently announced she will be doing a one-off concert in the West End in October. Her song Skyscraper hit the Christmas number one in 2013.

Earlier this year Sam was dopped from Simon Cowell's record label, Syco.