M&S axes Frankie Cocozza from festive ad

X Factor “wild child” Frankie Cocozza will no longer feature in M&S’s Christmas ad campaign after being axed from the show following allegations he boasted about taking drugs.

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Cocozza has withdrawn from the Saturday night entertainment show following claims that he made “cocaine boasts” to the show’s producers.

M&S launched its Christmas campaign starring all 16 of the X Factor contestants during Sunday’s results show, including members that were no longer in the competition, and it will continue to do so in the run up to Christmas.

Boy band The Risk and Johnny Robinson were voted off on Sunday and will no longer appear in the ad in the run up to Christmas.

All finalists, however, including Cocozza will continue to feature in the group choir shot.

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