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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.”

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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 (opens in new tab).


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