Katie Waissel Biography

Katie Waissel, is a 24 year old recording artist from Harefield, west London. She is a former receptionist, waitress and once worked at OK! magazine. She has previously performed under the name Kate Vogel on the series Green Eyed World and had a recording contract under the name Lola Fontaine. Waissel has been on tour with East 17 and Andy Abraham and has performed in Hollywood for Paris Hilton together with friend and fellow contestant Storm. She was previously in a relationship with 2008 Apprentice contestant Michael Sophocles and sold a story about their relationship to the newspapers at the time.

At her audition she forgot some of the words to "We Are The Champions". At bootcamp she sang Adele's "Make You Feel My Love" and reacted with shock when she was put through to the judges houses. She fell to pieces when performing the song "Smile" in front of Cole and will.i.am at the judges' houses stage, and had to stop to compose herself after crying and saying "it is an emotional song".

In week 1 of the live shows, she sang "We Are the Champions", a Queen song. As a result of the public vote, she was put in Bottom Three and had to have a saving sing-off with F.Y.D. yet another Bottom Three act from week 1. On 10 October , she sang The Beatles' song "Don't Let Me Down" and was saved from elimination by the judges by a vote of 3-1.
Source: wikipedia.org
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