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James Arthur - English singer songwriter and producer Labrinth hosted the Raymond Weil Pre-BRIT Awards dinner which was held at The Mosaica in London, United Kingdom - Thursday 12th February 2015

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James Arthur - The Best Bravest Women Awards 2014 at the St James Court hotel in London - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Monday 17th November 2014

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So What Happened To James Arthur In Poland?


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Former 'X-Factor' winner James Arthur hasn't been having the best time as of late. Earlier this month he parted ways with Simon Cowell’s Syco record label, allegedly after he wrote a song about terrorism. But really that was just one incident in a long list of controversies, missteps and downright foolish behaviour involving Arthur since his 2012 X-Factor win. Now, the latest bit of Arthur drama sees the singer sporting a few cuts after a recent trip to Poland, something he seemed more than happy to share with his thousands of twitter followers. 

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James Arthur's had a bump ride since winning the X-Factor in 2012

Arthur shared a picture of his cut face via Twitter on Wednesday along with the caption, “Polish bar brawls are the best.” Some loyal Arthur fans then began voicing their concern for the singer and asking if he was alright. The singer was quick to offer reassurance however, saying “don't worry I'm absolutely fine and in good health just a couple bumps and scratches in a scuffle. Boys will be boys.”

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Atmosphere, James Arthur, crowd and fans - The X Factor 2012 (UK series 9) winner James Arthur performs at 'Summer Saturday Live' at Newmarket Racecourse - Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom - Saturday 31st May 2014

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Atmosphere, crowd and fans
Atmosphere, crowd and fans

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James Arthur - The 2014 World Music Awards at the Salle des Etoiles - Press Room - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Tuesday 27th May 2014

'I Can't Sing!' Villain Trevor Modo Based on James Arthur?


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A hunchback villain character named Trevor Modo in Harry Hill's new X-Factor musical I Can't Sing! is apparently based on former champion James Arthur. In the show, Trevor auditions for the hit show to save himself from a life of poverty, but is sent packing by Nigel Harmon's Simon Cowell character.

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Seeking revenge, Trevor breaks into an impressive rap number about the injustice of the music industry. 

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The Curious Case of James Arthur


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Is James Arthur the most unappealing pop star to ever come out of The X Factor? In fact, is he the most unappealing pop star, full stop? Not only is his overpowering stench of entitlement enough to knock out everyone within a global radius, his regularly irritating behaviour totally cements the international view that he is, in fact, nothing more than a jumped up Justin Bieber in the making.

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From the very moment he shot on to our screens James Arthur was spouting his incessantly infuriating stream of nonsense. Let’s start at the very beginning. Arthur’s first act of douchebaggery was to claim during his original X Factor audition that he’d slept rough the night before, due to family issues. His own mother revealed that this wasn’t true and that he had perhaps crashed on a friend’s sofa once after a tiff. 

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James Arthur Revelation: "I'm Not A Homophobe Anymore" After Homophobic Rap


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James Arthur has announced to a crowd at one of his gigs in Edinburgh that he is not homophobic anymore after 2013 saw the X Factor winner ignited a homophobia row over a rap he released that featured the offensive term "queer."

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James Arthur Told The Crowd At A Gig That He Doesn't Think He's Homophobic Anymore.

Arthur, who is claimed to have suffered "depression and anxiety attacks" in the wake of the furore, has made attempts to make amends for his incendiary actions. At last night's sold out Usher Hall gig in Edinburgh, Arther introduced his new single 'Get Down' by saying: "This one will hopefully get played on the radio, cause I'm not a homophobe any more." Arthur later added: "I'm not much of a public speaker," according to The Guardian.

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One Direction Booed At French Music Awards


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One Direction were booed as they took to the stage at the NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France, last week (14 Dec.). The British boy band were met with jeers when they took to the stage to collect their two awards, being met with boos from the audience both of the times they went up to the stage to collect their trophies.

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The boys lined up and looking dapper for the NRJ's

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Lucy Spraggan Tweets Texts From James Arthur, "F*ck Off With Your Career"


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James Arthur and Lucy Spraggan - two former contestants on the 2012 series of The X Factor - appear to be at loggerheads over the former's gay slurs in a recent diss track.

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We reported on Arthur's response to rapper Micky Worthless, which led to an argument with Frankie Boyle on Twitter, though it appears a feud with Spraggan has now opened up.

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Is James Arthur's Career Ruined After Gay Hate Slur Rap Attempt? Micky Worthless Responds


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Former X Factor contestant James Arthur has faced a fierce backlash after his diss track aimed at MC Micky Worthless contained the insult "f*****g queer." The criticism directed at Arthur was so strong that the singer relinquished control of his Twitter account to his management team. "#LOVE to my fans but I'm coming off twitter for good. HQ will be doing all my tweets from now on. PEACE!" he wrote.

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James Arthur Steps Away From Twitter After Backlash.

The 25 year-old posted the track 'Hey Micky' on Soundcloud which has now been taken down but not before news could quickly spread that he had used an inexcusable and offensive gay slur. "F*ck you @JamesArthur23 for using the phrase 'f**king queer' in your latest track. F*ck you," angrily wrote actor Matt Lucas on Twitter.

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It's James Arthur vs Frankie Boyle, Round Two, After Gay Slur Diss Track


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James Arthur has handed over all social media responsibilities to his record label after posting a diss track about rapper Micky Worthless that featured explicit gay slurs.

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The track - uploaded on Saturday - was immediately set upon by comedians Matt Lucas and Frankie Boyle, who deemed it homophobic. Arthur initially defended himself before deleting the tweets and claiming his management would be "doing all [his] tweets from now on," according to The Express.

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X-Factor's James Arthur Is Sorry For Homophobic Rap Song


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X-Factor winner James Arthur recently caused controversy after getting himself involved in a feud with rapper Micky Worthless.

The British singer was responding to a diss track the unknown rapper posted on a music sharing website called Soundcloud.

The homophobic slur came when Arthur branded Worthless a "f-king queer". Other insulting words such as "scrubber", "peasant" and motherf-ker" were also used.

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James Arthur Vows To "Stay Authentic" As He Looks Towards The Future


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James Arthur walked away from the 2012 X Factor final as victor almost a year ago and as he looks forward to the future of his career, including the release of his debut, self-titled album, the singer has been contemplating the pressures of fame and how they may affect him. Speaking with the BBC, the singer insisted that he plans to stay 'authentic' and not bow to the pressures facing him.

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After finding immediate fame with that most authentic of routes, through the talent show circuit, and then scoring his first number one single with a cover of Shontelle's 'Impossible,' James is determined to make a name for himself and not become another throwaway TV contestant. He spoke recently about how he has made an album that doesn't necessarily fit in with the typical X Factor mould, one that he is "proud" of and one that he has held a heavy presence over in all aspects.

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