X Factor: Kitty Accused Of 'Racially Abusing' The Risk Star
Derry Mensah is said to have made a complaint against Brucknell...
Kitty Brucknellhas reportedly been accused of racially abusing fellow contestant The Risk singer fell out after Kitty refused to leave the practice room where the 20-year old was rehearsing with the rest of the boyband.
A source claims the eccentric performer was lying on a sofa when Derry asked her to move, and lost her temper before storming out and shouting: "You evil black b******, f*** you Derry."
The insider revealed: "Kitty was resting on a sofa when Derry came in and demanded she move. He kept asking and pestering her to move. Kitty was furious and shouting about needing to sleep. She got up and stormed out. On the way out, she shouted at him before slamming the door."
The newspaper claims that another singer also witnessed the incident, leaving Derry to formally complain to XF production staff member, Katy Hobbs, with a show spokesperson confirming: "There was an argument that was looked into by production. The matter was resolved."
Former Britney Spears impersonator Kitty has "vehemently denied" accusations she made a racist comment, but bosses are thought to have taken Derry's complaint seriously and have launched a full investigation.
A source close to the 26-year old has since told the tabloid: "She is absolutely not a racist and would never say such a thing. She is devastated that anyone would believe it. Yes, there was a row and Kitty has apologised. She hopes they can move on."