Freddy Parker's X Factor voice hell

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 17 October 2016
Freddy Parker

Freddy Parker

Freddy Parker revealed that he relied on honey and lemon and was on voice rest before his 'The X Factor' exit last weekend

Freddy Parker walked around with a steamer attached to his face ahead of his performance on 'The X Factor' over the weekend.

The 18-year-old singer - who was mentored by Nicole Scherzinger - was given the boot from the competition on Sunday (16.10.16) but he has admitted he expected to be eliminated because he's been battling with a nasty cold all week and was desperately trying to clear his airways with a hot air inhaler before the show.

Speaking on 'Lorraine' on Monday (17.10.16), he explained: "It was so funny, I went around with my steamer, my honey and lemon and ginger in hot water, I must've drunk 10 gallons of honey and lemon and water."

As well as the well-known remedies, the teenager was also put on voice rest and is convinced that shattered his chances.

He explained: "I was on voice rest, out of all the contestants, I was on voice rest the most and I did feel like it kind of had a negative impact on my experience because I just couldn't speak to anyone. I'm such talkative person so having to hold my voice ... I was so upset."

Despite being devastated about getting the axe, Freddy is "excited" for his next adventure and will continue to support his "unique" fellow competitors week-in week-out.

Taking to his Twitter account shortly after his exit, Freddy thanked his fans for supporting him and for pushing him in the competition.

He said: "Thank you so much @TheXFactor I've had the time of my life. Thank you to everyone who has supported me, my heart goes out to all of you (sic)"

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