I get by with a little help from my friends: Katie Price visits X Factor wannabe Rylan Clark at his hotel to give him a pep talk
00:11 GMT, 11 October 2012
He's had a rollercoaster few days after he narrowly escaped elimination from X Factor and barraged with homophobic, threatening messages on Twitter.
So it's no wonder wannabe Rylan Clark was in need of some emotional support from celebrity friend Katie Price.
The glamour model paid the Essex singer a visit at his London hotel on Wednesday evening to give him a little pep talk.
Friendly face: Katie Price, pictured leaving the Corinthia Hotel on Wednesday night, after visiting her friend Rylan Clark
Wearing low-waisted jeans, a pink jumper and suede boots, the mother-of-three turned up at the five-star Corinthia Hotel to visit Rylan.
Rylan is sharing a room with fellow 'Boys' contestant James Arthur at the plush hotel, with the remaining 10 acts also staying in other rooms.
Katie and the aspiring singer have been friends since last year when Rylan appeared on her Signed /10/10/article-2215909-15716B2F000005DC-115_634x870.jpg” width=”634″ height=”870″ alt=”Pink posse: The model and her two female friends all seemed to be wearing splashes of pink for their visit to Rylan” class=”blkBorder” />
Pink posse: The model and her two female friends all seemed to be wearing splashes of pink for their visit to Rylan
She has been a staunch supporter of Rylan throughout his X Factor journey and urging her Twitter followers to vote for him.
During Saturday night's first live show, Katie tweeted: 'Please vote for @RylanClark 09020505109 on x factor tonight his my gorgeous boy go rylan wooo x.'
The following night, Katie watched as Rylan was controversially saved by the public after judge Louis Walsh declined to chose between him and talented country singer Carolynne Poole.
Groomed: Rylan looked camera-ready as he later arrived back at his hotel
After Rylan managed to survive, he received a ton of abuse on Twitter, with homophobic comments and some tweets comparing him to Adolf Hitler.
Defending her friend, Katie tweeted on Sunday: 'Nobody is perfect @RylanClark auditioned like everyone else back off him and give him a chance he is entertaining you will see.
'There is no harm going for your dream I did and I now I live my dream we can all do it and don't knock people for trying.'
That's attractive! Jade Ellis pulled faces with some young fans outside the hotel