Fellow 'Sherzi-boy' Rylan Clarke backs Jahmene

Rylan Clarke is supporting Jahmene Douglas for X Factor glory

Rylan Clarke is supporting Jahmene Douglas for X Factor glory

First published in News Swindon Advertiser: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter

FELLOW ‘Sherzi-boy’ Rylan Clarke has thrown his backing behind Jahmene Douglas to win the X Factor.

The new presenter of ITV’s Day Break show was performing at Bushwackers in Swindon on Thursday night after getting the boot from the show last weekend.

Jahmene and Rylan shared mentor Nicole Sherzinger during their time on the show and Rylan has said that he will have to pay a visit to Asda while he is in the town.

He said: “We’re the Sherzi-boys. Jahmene was like a little brother to me, he was such a nice guy in the competition.

“I’ve heard so much about Swindon from him, I will have to go to Asda tomorrow just for the crack.

“I am really glad to be able to come and perform in Swindon and see where he is from.

“I would like to see Jahmene win the competition.

“One of the Sherzi-boys had to win the competition, Nicole has broken records in the competition, getting three of us in the final, so I am 100 per cent behind Jahmene.”

A record number of people packed into Bushwackers in Fleet Street on Thursday night as the club hosted the X Factor star.

Rylan said: “The X Factor was an amazing experience and I was just so glad that i got so far in the competition and was able to experience what I have.

“There is a lot to come from Rylan, I am the new Day Break reporter so there is that, and then a lot more I can’t talk about right now. People have not seen the last of Rylan.”

X-Factor choreographer Aaron Renfree, who is also working on the dance numbers for this year’s panto at the Wyvern, has also sung the praises of the Swindon singer, despite his lack of dancing.

He said: “Jahmene is a great guy – really professional considering he’s never really sung on that scale before. “I haven’t worked with him that much because he doesn’t do that much dancing.

“It is tough for them because they are so busy – they have to do filming for Xtra Factor too so they just don’t stop. “They only get about 20 minutes with us to go through the routines a few times, then a rehearsal and then that’s it they are on the live shows.”

Jahmene will perform in the semi-finals of the show on ITV today at 8.20pm.

If he gets through to the final, he will be coming home to Swindon on Wednesday. Speculation is rising that he will turn on the Christmas lights on the same day at Wharf Green.

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7:22pm Sat 1 Dec 12

timt1964 says...

what a surprise! a so called celebrity getting a job on daytime tv,is life really so predictable? shame for all the budding presenters who have been trained for years then a talentless nomark nicks their job.
what a surprise! a so called celebrity getting a job on daytime tv,is life really so predictable? shame for all the budding presenters who have been trained for years then a talentless nomark nicks their job. timt1964
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9:36am Sun 2 Dec 12

RichardR1 says...

The last thing he needs is being associated with Rylan, who was the embarrassment of the show with his antics.
The last thing he needs is being associated with Rylan, who was the embarrassment of the show with his antics. RichardR1
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3:29pm Sun 2 Dec 12

house on the hill says...

I think the picture says it all. A complete d1ck who is so up himself he can see his tonsils! The even sadder thing is all the people who seem to want to watch this idiot are they really that braindead and brainwashed? Never understood the obsession with celebrity poser airheads who are more concerned with style than substance.

I read the other day that more and more people are moving out of britain to get away from this culture as they dont want their kids growing up in it, they want their kids to actually have a brain and personality of their own rather than following their empty headed "heroes" who dont even know they exist or care.

He is another of the growing number of nobodies who are famous for being famous and have no talent beyond being a prat. no doubt he will be on "I'm a non celebrity" in a few years.
I think the picture says it all. A complete d1ck who is so up himself he can see his tonsils! The even sadder thing is all the people who seem to want to watch this idiot are they really that braindead and brainwashed? Never understood the obsession with celebrity poser airheads who are more concerned with style than substance. I read the other day that more and more people are moving out of britain to get away from this culture as they dont want their kids growing up in it, they want their kids to actually have a brain and personality of their own rather than following their empty headed "heroes" who dont even know they exist or care. He is another of the growing number of nobodies who are famous for being famous and have no talent beyond being a prat. no doubt he will be on "I'm a non celebrity" in a few years. house on the hill
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5:14pm Sun 2 Dec 12

RichardR1 says...

Well said House.
Well said House. RichardR1
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7:22pm Sun 2 Dec 12

Davey Gravey says...

The guy seems very humble to me. Aint harming anyone
The guy seems very humble to me. Aint harming anyone Davey Gravey
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8:00pm Sun 2 Dec 12

itsamess3 says...

Jahmene does not need to win this competition as there can be no doubt he has an amazing voice and will record and be successful.
To dedicate such a strong song to his brother shows his family is important.
Jahmene does not need to win this competition as there can be no doubt he has an amazing voice and will record and be successful. To dedicate such a strong song to his brother shows his family is important. itsamess3
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