There are reports on Twitter that the X Factor finalist Christopher Maloney tried to perform in tonight's final but was turned down by the show's producers:
OK, I now have confirmation Christopher DID turn up tonight asking to go on stage. It was too late because finalists were already on stage.
Chris Maloney turned up during #XFactorFinal and tried to get on stage but producers said no. Incredible.
It follows reports that he walked out of rehearsals for tonight's show earlier in the day.
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