X Factor UK Headlines for 08/09/15

One Direction top the UK single’s chart. Zayn Malik dumps Perrie Edwards by TEXT MESSAGE, British tabloids tear him apart.

Liam Payne Opens Up About Louis Tomlinson’s Baby, Zayn Malik’s New Record Deal
One Direction’s Liam Payne got candid in a couple recent radio interviews, commenting on everything from Zayn’s not-so-shocking new deal to Louis Tomlinson’s legit-shocking baby news.

Just like the rest of us, Liam admitted the news about bandmate Louis expecting a child with Briana Jungwirth caught him totally off guard. “Well, obviously I was a bit shocked, but he’s taken super well to it,” Liam said to Magic Radio’s Jo Parkerson on Monday. “[Louis is] very excited with what’s going on with him at the moment and I feel that stuff like that happens sometimes. He’s taking it very seriously.”

As for Zayn Malik — who announced a deal with RCA on July 29 via Twitter — some One Direction fans were outraged over Zayn’s hashtag #realmusic — but Liam Payne thinks it completely makes sense.

“One Direction was never Zayn’s sort of music so he kind of always wanted to find something else,” Payne told Nick Grimshaw on the U.K.’s Radio 1 Monday (Aug. 3). “If your heart’s not into something you can’t just carry on doing it because of fame and stuff. You have to go and do what you want to do.”
Read more: Billboard

‘He’s taking it very seriously’: Liam Payne admits Louis Tomlinson’s baby news came as a total shock as he gives Briana Jungwirth his seal of approval
They often describe themselves as ‘brothers’ but Liam Payne has revealed that even he couldn’t have predicted Louis Tomlinson’s recent baby bombshell.

The 21-year-old One Direction star says he was just as shocked as everyone else when he discovered that Louis and his stylist friend Briana Jungwirth, both 23, were expecting a child together.

Speaking to Magic Radio’s Jo Parkerson, he explained: ‘Obviously I was a bit shocked but he’s taken super well to it.
Read more: Daily Mail

One Direction’s ‘Drag Me Down’ Smashes Spotify Record for One-Day Streams
Zayn who?

One Direction has set a new Spotify record for one-day streams. The group’s first Zayn-less song, “Drag Me Down,” was played 4.75 million times global on Friday July 31, breaking a milestone previously set by Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” which was streamed 4.26 million times on April 17.

According to Spotify, “Drag Me Down” is also the first track ever to hit No. 1 on the the Spotify Global Chart on its first day of release. Calvin Harris’ “Blame” — which reached the top in two days — previously held that record. (It probably helped that nearly 1.2 million One Direction fans worldwide listen to the song on its first day.)
Read more: Billboard

Louis Tomlinson says One Direction’s new single is ‘proof’ the group have adjusted well without Zayn Malik
They were forced to rejig their style following the shock exit of Zayn Malik in May.

But One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson thinks the band have done a grand job at transforming into a four-piece.

Speaking to Darryl Morris on Manchester radio station Key 103 on Monday, Louis credited their ability to adjust though admitted it was all a little odd to begin with.
Read more: Daily Mail

One Direction Play ‘GMA’: An On-the-Scene Rundown of the Madness
What started out as a morning of threatening storms Tuesday (Aug. 4) turned into a beautiful day for the lads of One Direction when they performed on Good Morning America. Held in New York’s Central Park, the venue was spacious enough to fit the expected thousands of fans — but that didn’t stop people from lining up hours (even days) before the GMA performance.
Read more: Billboard

One Direction Delivers ‘Drag Me Down’ Debut TV Performance on ‘Good Morning America’
“I suppose it’s quite eclectic, really,” 1D’s Liam Payne said of the group’s upcoming fifth album.

Four days after unveiling “Drag Me Down,” its first single as a quartet, One Direction gave the first televised performance of the new track on Good Morning America on Tuesday morning (Aug. 4) and briefly teased its fifth studio album in front of an exuberant crowd in New York’s Central Park.
Read more: Billboard

‘I’m buzzing’: One Direction star Louis Tomlinson breaks silence about impending fatherhood during GMA appearance
Louis Tomlinson has broken his silence about becoming a father – and says he’s ‘buzzing’.

The 23-year-old One Direction star made the comments during an interview on Good Morning America on Tuesday.

Host Michael Strahan prompted the reaction when he said: ‘Louis, from one father to another I want to congratulate you on your upcoming fatherhood. So how are you feeling?’
Read more: Daily Mail

No holding back! One Direction perform new record breaking single Drag Me Down on television for the first time
They may be a little lighter on members these days, but the only direction these guys seem to be going is up.

One Direction took to the Good Morning America stage in New York on Tuesday morning in front of thousands of screaming fans.

The now four-piece belted out their new hit, Drag Me Down, on television for the first time proving they are still a force to be reckoned with.
Read more: Daily Mail

One Direction’s Liam Payne Feels ‘Cornered Like an Animal’ in New York City, Wishes He Was Harry Potter
Liam Payne may have been all smiles while rocking out with One Direction on Good Morning America Tuesday morning (August 4), but Monday evening he was struggling a bit with all the attention that surely has become a daily part of his life. He even wished he was Harry Potter, presumably because of Harry’s Invisibility cloak.
Read more: Billboard

One Direction boys hit the town together to celebrate dad-to-be Louis Tomlinson’s sister’s birthday… after hinting that they ‘need a break’
One Direction were pictured enjoying a night out in New York on Tuesday night as they celebrated the birthday of Louis Tomlinson’s sister, Lottie.

Louis and his sibling stepped out with Harry Styles and Liam Payne, who both cut smart but casual figures for the occasion as they let their hair down at the Jane hotel, while bandmate Niall Horan was spotted partying with a separate group across town.

Lottie looked cute in all black, with pink hair for the outing as she was joined by the boys, who all had big smiles on their faces following the big night.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘We need a bit of a break’: One Direction’s Liam Payne hints that the band will take time off after releasing their fifth album
Liam Payne has admitted that he thinks One Direction ‘needs a break’.

The 21-year-old singer has hinted that the hard-working band plan to take some time off following the release of their fifth studio album later this year.

Liam’s admission comes two months rumours were swirling that the band – also featuring Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson – would be taking time out to work on individual interests.
Read more: Daily Mail

Water performance! Harry Styles flings his drink on fans as he leads playful One Direction gig in New Jersey… as they hint at plans for a ‘break’
It’s been quite a challenging year in the lives of the One Direction stars, having lost their fifth member while in the midst of a gruelling tour schedule spanning the globe.

What with that, and the news of Louis Tomlinson’s surprise impending fatherhood and Liam Payne’s admission they all need a ‘bit of a break’, it would be no surprise if they lost their edge.

But, as the four-piece took to the stage in New Jersey on Wednesday, they couldn’t have looked more like a happy group of lads, doing their job with ease and their infectious dose of humour.
Read more: Daily Mail

How to ignore YouTube completely: One Direction’s radical gamble
The record industry and YouTube are falling out.

For a decade, the Google-owned video giant has been a habitual first port of call for artist campaigns.

But over the past year, major labels appear to have woken up to a crucial fact: when fans are listening on YouTube, they’re not listening on other services… and YouTube isn’t paying nearly enough.

According to IFPI estimates, YouTube and other ‘exclusively free, ad-funded platforms’ contributed $641m to the global record industry last year.

Subscription streaming services coughed up $1.6bn.
Read more: Music Business Worldwide

EXCLUSIVE Houston, we have a boyband! NASA bosses give One Direction access to iconic space centre to shoot video for record breaking single Drag Me Down
To their fans, they are out of this world, but One Direction have come one step closer to making that a reality.

The chart-topping boyband will film their video for new single Drag Me Down at the NASA Space Center in Houston, Texas, a source close to the band exclusively told MailOnline.

The boys – Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan – managed to convince bosses at the iconic headquarters to allow them to use their airfields, training equipment and facilities to shoot the promo.
Read more: Daily Mail

Big debut! Louis Tomlinson’s baby mama Briana Jungwirth steps out revealing her burgeoning bump for the first time
Here comes the newest member of the band.

The mother of Louis Tomlinson’s child-to-be showed off her baby bump for the first time in Oxnard, California, on Friday.

While still small, there could be no mistaking that Briana Jungwirth has a little 1D bun in the oven as she ran errands around the town, which is about an hour north of Los Angeles.
Read more: Daily Mail

Solo no-go for lover boy Liam
DIRECTIONERS can let out a huge sigh of relief, as Liam Payne won’t be going solo anytime soon.

Liam prefers to write pop love songs with girlfriend Sophia Smith than follow in ex-bandmate Zayn Malik’s footsteps.

He said: “I like writing songs for different artists and crafting a song is a really beautiful thing to do. I sit down and do it with my girlfriend and with a couple of lads that I know. I love being in the band.”

Liam, 21, used to be Up All Night working with Zayn, 22, and building him a rap music career.

Speaking to Magic Radio’s Jo Parkerson, he added: “I did a lot of work with him in the studio when he was in the band. We used to stay up late and do rap stuff which is quite interesting. He has a great voice and he’s a very talented young man and we wish him all the best of luck.”
Read more: Daily Star

Chris Brown ft Zayn Malik ‘We’re on the same label, of course I’ll work with him’
CHRIS BROWN has revealed he hopes to work with Zayn Malik on his solo record even admitting the 1D star is his “homeboy”.

The bad boy rapper is no stranger to duets and claims he would love to work with the tattoo loving lad.

The move looks more promising than ever after Zayn recently signed to RCA – the same record label as Chris.

“Zayn, yeah my homeboy. We’re on the same label now yeah,” he explained.
Read more: Daily Star

Little Mix beauties Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock strip down to their bikinis as they enjoy well-deserved break in Los Angeles
Little Mix recently celebrated their third week at number one with their new single Black Magic.

And, after touching down in Los Angles on Monday, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock wasted no time settling by the pool.

The girls stripped down to their bikinis for their afternoon of relaxation and were clearly in their element as they posed for photos by their sun loungers.
Read more: Daily Mail

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Bikini-clad Perrie Edwards looks glum in LA as she is spotted without her engagement ring… after being cruelly dumped by fiance Zayn Malik
She’s nursing a broken heart in the middle of a hectic promotional tour for her band.

But Perrie Edwards was in good company on Monday as she relaxed poolside in Los Angeles with her Little Mix bandmates, as it emerged that the 22-year-old’s engagement to former One Direction star Zayn Malik was called off two weeks ago.

The singer seemed subdued but looked gorgeous in a tiny bikini as she caught some rays with bandmates Jade Thirlwall, Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock at their LA base.
Read more: Daily Mail

The Story Of Their Lives: The rollercoaster romance of Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards from finding love on The X Factor to a shock broken engagement
They seemed to be a match made in music heaven.

But as it’s confirmed former One Direction star Zayn Malik has called off his engagement to Little Mix beauty Perrie Edwards, how did the dream match end in a broken romance?

Cheating rumours, jet-set schedules and the increased pressure since Zayn’s departure from his chart-topping band in March have blighted the romance that started backstage at The X Factor four years ago.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘He’s cutting all the dead weight!’ Gleeful fans react on Twitter after Zayn Malik dumps ‘Yoko’ Perrie Edwards
She was accused of being behind his abrupt departure from One Direction in March.

And now fans of Zayn Malik are rejoicing after he dumped his fiance Perrie Edwards two weeks ago, leaving the Little Mix beauty ‘completely devastated’.

After it was revealed on Tuesday that Zayn, 22, had abruptly broken up with Perrie, also 22, two weeks ago, fans were quick to take to Twitter to share their glee.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I’m good thank you’: Perrie Edwards puts on brave face as she breaks silence after being dumped by Zayn Malik… as he follows with cryptic flower post on Twitter
Both Perrie Edwards and Zayn Malik have broken their silence following the news that their engagement has ended.

Perrie, 22, led the way, speaking out first after the devastating news that Zayn had called off their relationship, in news that left their fans shocked.

The singer appeared on E! on Tuesday shortly after the news broke along with the rest of her Little Mix bandmates as she put on a brave face – and was asked how she is coping.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards looks downcast in LA as it’s revealed Zayn Malik dumped her by TEXT MESSAGE just weeks after they splashed out on £3 million love nest
Perrie Edwards is refusing to hide away as she tries to deal with the aftermath of her split from Zayn Malik but the hits just keep on coming.

While it was known that Zayn left her shocked by breaking up with her out of the blue two weeks ago, it has now been revealed that the cad ended their engagement with just one text message and has not been in contact since.

A source told The Sun’s Dan Wootton: ‘It’s unbelievable, he’s an immature little boy with no thought for anyone else’s feelings. He ended their engagement with one text message and in the two weeks since there’s been complete radio silence between them.’
Read more: Daily Mail

‘She deserves better… he’s a c***’: Zayn Malik’s ex-girlfriend Geneva Lane slams him for dumping Little Mix singer
Zayn’s former flame Geneva Lane has lashed out at the singer on Twitter.

The brunette, who briefly dated the heartthrob in 2010 when they both appeared on The X Factor, took no time in siding with heartbroken Little Mix star Perrie in a series of angry tweets after it was revealed he had dumped Perrie.

She wrote: ‘Lol (laugh out loud)… Saw that coming. Dunno how she didn’t realise sooner what massive c*** he is.

‘She deserves so much better than to be treated how she has for so long. So many lies and so much deceit. So wrong. She will come out strong.’
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn Malik parties with pals following split from fiancée Perrie Edwards as he posts reassuring tweets to his supportive fans about his upcoming music plans
He reportedly ended his engagement to Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards two weeks ago, dumping her by text message out of the blue.

And Zayn Malik appears to be moving on following his split since he was spotted partying with a group of male pals at trendy Los Angeles club Hyde on Saturday night.

The 22-year-old former One Direction star seemed to be having the time of his life, flashing a cheeky smile as he posed for a picture with his friends on the dancefloor.
Read more: Daily Mail

Defiant Perrie Edwards shows ex-fiancé Zayn Malik exactly what he’s missing as she stuns in sheer lace BRIDAL gown… after it’s revealed he dumped her by text message
She was reportedly dumped via text messages two weeks ago.

But Perrie Edwards put on a defiant display on her Instagram page as she showed her ex-fiancé Zayn Malik what he’s missing in a stunning bridal gown.

The Little Mix singer looked fabulous as she showcased her slender physique in striking bridal gown which consists of a white bodysuit underneath a high-neck lace maxi-dress.
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn Malik reveals new ‘rebirth’ lotus flower arm tattoo at Los Angeles nightclub following split from fiancée Perrie Edwards
Zayn Malik has revealed a new symbolic lotus flower tattoo, known to symbolise ‘rebirth,’ following his split from fiancee Perrie Edwards.

The solo singer, formerly of One Direction fame, hit one of his new favourite spots on Wednesday evening, the Warwick Nightclub in Los Angeles, in a white T-shirt, revealing the bold new arm inking.

The 22-year-old was enjoying his third night out in a week in the wake of his split from his long-term partner and appeared to have made it permanent with the new artwork.
Read more: Daily Mail

That’ll show him! Perrie Edwards puts on a seriously sexy display in tum-flashing crop top and tight skirt as she refuses to hide away after Zayn Malik split
She was dealt a cruel blow when her longtime fiance Zayn Malik dumped her by text after four years together.

But rather than hide away, Perrie Edwards is adamant that the show must go on – and in spectacular style.

The Little Mix singer, 22, put on a seriously sexy display as she stepped out in Los Angeles with her bandmates on Thursday.
Read more: Daily Mail

Newly single Zayn Malik favourites racy picture of Kylie Jenner on Twitter before following her older sister Khloe Kardashian on social media site
Three weeks ago he left Perrie Edwards devastated when he abruptly ended their engagement via text message.

And now Zayn Malik, 22, has set tongues wagging by favouriting a racy picture of Kylie Jenner, 17, on Twitter and following her older sister Khloe Kardashian, 31.

After partying up a storm at Warwick Nightclub in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Zayn appears to have been busy on social media in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards puckers up to Mickey Mouse as she turns to Disney despite former memories with ex-fiancé Zayn Malik
She was left ‘devastated’ when her ex-fiancé Zayn Malik reportedly ended their engagement via text message two weeks ago.

But doing her best to keep in good spirits following the split, Perrie Edwards, 22, replaced Malik for Mickey as she smooched the famous mouse in a photo posted to Instagram on Friday.

The Disney fanatic, who whisked Zayn to the Paris resort as a surprise for his 21st birthday in 2014, puckered up to a figurine as she made new memories with her bandmate Jade Thirlwall.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘It’s incredible!’: Perrie Edwards pledges her allegiance to 1D by championing their first single without ex Zayn Malik – while putting on a sexy display in tum-flashing crop top
She may have been left heart-broken by one of its former members.

But Perrie Edwards is still a fan of One Direction – in fact, the chart-topper claims she ‘loves’ the band’s new song – their first without her ex-boyfriend, Zayn Malik.

The Little Mix singer, who recently split from the former 1D star, says her favourite song of the summer is the four-piece’s latest release, Drag Me Down.
Read more: Daily Mail

Brokenhearted Perrie Edwards deletes all pictures of ex-fiancé Zayn Malik from her social networking accounts as she unfollows him on Instagram
She was reportedly left ‘devastated’ when Zayn Malik called off their engagement with a text message two weeks ago.

And though she’s tried to put on a brave face Perrie Edwards, 22, is clearly finding the couple’s split difficult to bear, as she’s decided to wipe all trace off Zayn from her Instagram account.

The Little Mix star, who shared on her profile a photo of the two simply titled ‘Love ma man,’ just three weeks a go, has deleted all images of Zayn from her account, including the adorable snap.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards parties in Las Vegas with Little Mix… amid claims ex fiance Zayn Malik has already set his sights on Disney star Zendaya Coleman
He’s alleged to have ended their four-year romance via text message three weeks ago.

And Perrie Edwards has been keeping herself busy since her bitter break-up from Zayn Malik, hitting Las Vegas with her Little Mix bandmates for a weekend of partying in the gambling hotspot to cure her heartbreak.

The 22-year-old singer’s girly getaway comes after it was alleged that her ex-fiancé Zayn, also 22, has told her to move out of their North London lovenest as soon as possible, amid claims he has already set his sights on Disney starlet Zendaya.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards to break silence about Zayn on James Corden’s US show
THE Little Mix songstress is set join the comedian for his hit US Late Late Show on August 18….

Perrie, 22, will be joined by her bandmates for the interview, and will be asked directly about her love life.

And in true Corden style, it’s also likely they’ll record a mini comedy sketch to accompany the chat.

As long as it doesn’t involve any Zayn lookalikes, it should be all good.
Read more: Daily Star

Perrie Edwards ‘can do better’: Sam Bailey brands Zayn Malik a ‘bad boy’
FORMER X Factor champ Sam Bailey reckons Perrie Edwards can do a lot better than exfiancé Zayn Malik.
The 2013 reality show winner branded former 1D hunk Zayn a “bad boy” before revealing fears he’s “going off the rails” due to his suffocating level of fame.

Sam told me: “I think Perrie will find someone better. You have to think she has had a lucky escape.

“I think Zayn is a bit of a bad boy who is going off the rails a little bit and Perrie can do a lot better. “There’s a million kids who probably want to kill her for going out with ‘their Zayn’.
Read more: Daily Star

X Factor’s Luke Friend has been DROPPED
Luke Friend has become the latest X Factor star to be dropped by his record label.

The singer came in third place on the show back in 2013 and was signed up by Sony label RCA Records shortly after.

His debut single however was seemingly forever delayed and EVENTUALLY got released in March of this year, placing at just Number 40 in the charts.

According to The Sun newspaper, while Luke is technically still signed for the time being there won’t be any more music.

“Sadly it is now just a case of waiting until his contract ends,” a source told the tabloid.
Read more: TellyMix

Uptown Funky! Fleur East puts on a leggy display in graphic print bodycon dress as she prepares to launch debut clothing line
It’s only been a year since she launched onto the scene as the chart-topping star of The X Factor, but now Fleur East can add catwalk queen to her resume.

The 27-year-old showed off her incredible figure to perfection as she arrived at Lipsy headquarters in Tottenham Court Road on Wednesday, ahead of the launch of her debut clothing line.

She wore a monochrome graphic print dress from her new AW15 Collection for the popular high street chain, which hugged her curves in all the right places.
Read more: Daily Mail

Stevi Ritchie shows off dramatic weight loss after losing a stone in one week at boot camp ahead of wedding to Chloe Jasmine Whichello
Stevi Ritchie has revealed his dramatic weight loss after losing a stone ahead of his wedding to Chloe Jasmine Whichello

The couple are preparing for their forthcoming nuptials by getting trim at No.1 Bootcamp, a celebrity favourite for fast weight loss results.

Stevi, 34, claims he lost the weight in a week while his stunning 24-year-old fiancee lost seven pounds ahead of their big day.
Read more: Daily Mail

Axed Monica Michael returns to X Factor for second chance
TALENTED Monica Michael is making a shock return to X Factor a year after being ditched.

The singer was devastated when judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini axed her at boot camp – sparking a backlash from fans.

Essex wannabe Monica, 25, faced the judges at the London audition heats last month.
Read more: Daily Star

EXCLUSIVE ‘Everyone was unsure at the start’: Olly Murs reveals uncertainty over new X Factor judging panel… as he kicks off Australian tour in Perth
He’s in Australia for a string of intimate live shows, but Olly Murs was already looking ahead to an equally significant live event as he prepared for his first in Perth on Tuesday evening.

The 31-year-old will take on his biggest presenting gig to date when The X Factor returns to British TV screens with a reinvigorated judging panel comprised of Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw.

But Olly, who will present alongside close friend and former Xtra Factor co-host Caroline Flack, admits there was initial uncertainty over the latest mix of strong personalities to grace the panel as auditions kicked off at Dublin’s Croke Park in April.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘It’s not worth it’: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini reveals she’s trying to fight less with X Factor co-star Simon Cowell following the death of his mother Julie
Their feuding and on-screen bickering is the stuff of reality TV legend.

But X Factor comrades Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell – who are known for their often tempestuous relationship – have revealed it’s all light-hearted between them, and that they are actually very close.

And, following the death of the X Factor boss’ mother Julie in early July, their bond has grown even closer, with Cheryl in particular not wanting to fight anymore.
Read more: Daily Mail

Here come the Chez-Bots! Cheryl Fernandez-Versini gets cloned in mad scientist themed X Factor teaser
The X Factor is going through some major changes this year with a whole new judging lineup.

But new recruits Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw may have their work cut out for them, as the first teaser for the new series shows veteran judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini taking over.

The Geordie star is cloned in the mad scientist themed trailer, with hundreds of Chez-Bots ready and waiting to find the next big talent.
Read more: Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 One Direction – Drag Me Down
5 Little Mix – Black Magic
24 Sigma – Glitterball (feat. Ella Henderson)
26 Rita Ora – Poison
30 Fifth Harmony – Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
42 Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You

1 Ed Sheeran – X
69 One Direction – FOUR

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The Official Charts
1 One Direction – Drag Me Down
3 Little Mix – Black Magic
6 Sigma – Glitterball (feat. Ella Henderson)
27 Fifth Harmony – Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
26 Rita Ora – Poison
53 Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You
62 Aston Merrygold – Get Stupid
98 Iggy Azalea – Trouble (feat. Jennifer Hudson)

1 Maccabees – Marks to Prove It
26 Will Young – 85% Proof
63 Ella Henderson – Chapter One
91 Andrea Faustini – Kelly
97 One Direction – Four

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I recently graduated from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In my free time I like to read books, watch TV and listen to music. I'm also a huge cat lover. I cover X Factor UK for MJsBigBlog.com.