Early X Factor favourite Frankie Cocozza is already in hot water with the TV show's producers after providing revelations about his drug use.
As many as 13.8 million weekend viewers saw cheeky Frankie, 18, included in the final 32 contestants as the star performer in the boys’ category, where he’ll join Take That's Gary Barlow for the judges’ houses stage of the contest.
In the meantime, however, ladies man Frankie wrote a letter to his former barmates on the Greek party resort of Malia, in which he said: “Gonna miss you boys loads, but just think of the high grade I’m gonna be toking on.”
X Factor bosses who got their hands on the letter believe "high grade" refers to strong “skunk” cannabis.
A pal who was on the same holiday appeared to sell Frankie out by saying: “Frankie is a party animal and very open about smoking drugs and jumping into bed with girls. The things he gets up to aren’t a great example to children watching the show. He has been warned.”
Another source told the Mirror: “The letter was written a few months ago. He knows what a great position he’s in and won’t do anything to ruin his chances.”
Frankie, from Brighton, has the names of seven girls he slept with
on his summer holiday tattooed on his bottom and boasts he has already
bedded at least one female contestant on the show.
But he confessed to the Sun he's more interested in a pop career because of the women it
would attract rather than creating a musical legacy.
The Brighton lad
boasted: "I got lucky on the first night, with a girl called Becky.
"But that's not going anywhere. I've got my sights on so many more women.
"There are so many fit girls here, it's ridiculous.
"I haven't really got a type. I'm not at all fussy. If you asked which is more
important, finding a girl or getting through to the judge's house stage, I'd
say it was 50-50."
He is currently 12/1 to win with bookmakers William Hill.
This year's version of the X Factor has already hit controversy after featuring ex-gang member and Frankie's current roommate Derry Mensah, who was sentenced to 18 months in prison for robbing a teenager, and fragile Ceri Rees, who critics claimed was not mentally fit to be on the show.