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TOWIE’s Pete Wicks backs ‘talented’ ex Megan McKenna to win The X Factor: Celebrity – EXCLUSIVE

The Solely Method Is Essex star Pete Wicks has gushed about his “proficient“ ex girlfriend Megan McKenna and revealed he’s backing her to win The X Issue: Celeb.

Pete, who dated Megan in 2017, informed OK! on-line he’s “actually proud” of her ex girlfriend as she competes for a recording contract with Syco on the ITV expertise present.

The 31 yr outdated actuality star completely opened as much as us about his 27 yr outdated former girlfriend’s journey to singing success in an interview to advertise Captain Morgan’s new Gingerbread Spiced Rum.

Pete Wicks opened up about his ex girlfriend in an interview for his latest campaign with Captain Morgan
Pete Wicks opened up about his ex girlfriend in an interview for his newest marketing campaign with Captain Morgan

He informed us: “I am very happy with her, I feel she’s doing actually, rather well.

“I’ve not managed to see it reside but, I have been watching catch up. She’s doing amazingly properly, she’s so proficient so I want her the perfect of luck and I will be maintaining with what she’s doing.

“I’m positively Group Megan, I feel she’ll win it. She’s very proficient, so yeah.”

Pete’s former flame Megan made her debut look on TOWIE when she attended a meal in 2016 on the present’s 200th episode.

After an intense few months on the present, which noticed her have a number of explosive rows with Pete, as they hit a rocky patch and finally break up up, Megan stop the ITVBe collection in 2017 to deal with her music profession.

And, Pete revealed Megan was speaking about her dream to grow to be a singer even after they have been collectively.

He informed us: “It is all the time been her dream to be a singer and, clearly, once we have been courting she would go to Nashville.

“It is all the time been one thing she needed to do.

“She’s all the time liked X Issue, so, doing the present is one thing she’s actually happy with. She 100% deserves it she’s all the time needed it, it is her dream to be a singer.”

Pete Wicks and Megan McKenna dated in 2016
Pete Wicks and Megan McKenna dated in 2016

Since starting to pursue her goals of changing into a profitable singer-songwriter on The X Issue: Celeb, Megan has undertaken a picture overhaul by dissolving her lip fillers and choosing a extra pure look.

And, since altering up her look and way of life to be taken “extra critically” as a music artist, Megan mentioned she feels “liberated”.

She informed MailOnline: “I’ve completed all of the partying. I would like extra! I really feel liberated, 100 per cent. I lastly really feel comfy in myself. I am so over that life! It is boring.

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“This lady that everybody is seeing has all the time been me. I’ve simply by no means had the prospect to interrupt free and present that facet of me as a result of I have been on TV reveals which are a number of strain and drama.

“I’ve stripped again with a great deal of issues, my hair, my make-up, my lips, proper all the way down to my garments. I really feel much less is extra.”

And, Pete couldn’t agree extra, telling us she appears to be like “nice”.

When requested about his ex’s new look, he mentioned: “I feel she appears to be like nice.

“Everybody’s gotta do what makes them glad. I am not in opposition to individuals having work completed or doing what they’ve gotta do in the event that they’re doing it for the proper causes, if it makes you content so be it.

“However, she appears to be like implausible on the minute. She’s naturally very fairly anyway so she all the time appears to be like nice, she’s all the time very properly put collectively ain’t she?”

The X Issue: Celeb continues on Saturday at 8.10pm on ITV

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