Olly Murs 'too jealous' to watch Xtra Factor

Olly Murs admitted he would be "too jealous" to watch former co-host Caroline Flack present 'Xtra Factor' with his replacement Matt Richardson this year

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This article is from 2013.

Olly Murs

Olly Murs

Olly Murs will be "too jealous" to watch 'Xtra Factor' this year.

The 'Troublemaker' singer, who ditched plans to return as a co-host on the 'X Factor' spin-off show to concentrate on his music career, admits it will be too difficult to watch his former co-presenter front the programme with his replacement Matt Richardson.

Speaking on ITV's 'Daybreak', he said: "I told Caroline I'm refusing to watch the show, I'm going to be too jealous to see a new guy stood next to her."

Olly - who previously played down speculation he and Caroline were dating following their flirty antics on-screen - admits he prefers to keep his relationships private.

He said: "I think it's important if you're going to have a relationship for it to sustain ... especially being a celebrity or a popstar. Relationship sell by dates are a year."

The 'Dear Darlin' hitmaker also joked he is jealous of socialite Lauren Silverman, who is expecting a child with 'X Factor' boss Simon Cowell.

He joked: "I'm a bit jealous now, he was mine!

"I think Olly would be a great name, Simon."

This article is from 2013.

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