'It would have been nice to be acknowledged': Shayne Ward blasts 'pathetic' X Factor as he's left off promo for new series
17:26 GMT, 30 July 2012
Outraged: Shayne Ward had blasted The X Factor for leaving him out of the new series promo
He won millions of fans worldwide when he was crowned the winner of The X Factor back in 2005.
And now Shayne Ward has come forward to blast the show that made him famous after they left him off a promo for the upcoming series.
The advert for the next series of The X Factor features appearances from success stories on the show including One Direction, Olly Murs, Little Mix and JLS, as well as ex-winners Leona Lewis and Alexandra Burke.
But after being snubbed by the series, Shayne took to Twitter to express his disappointment.
He tweeted: 'Just seen the new Xfactor promo video.
'Yet again it's like im being
erased slowly from their history.Pathetic really Would love to know why'
After receiving supportive messages from some of his 170,000 followers, Shayne later tweeted: 'Thank you to everyone who tweeted me nice messages.It just would've been
nice to have been acknowledged.
'It was a big part of my life.'
'Pathetic': Shayne, who won the show in 2005, took to his Twitter page to express his disappointment over the snub
Moving on: After releasing three studio albums, Shayne is now starring in West End show Rock Of Ages
Since being crowned the winner of The X Factor, Shayne has released three albums, including the most recent Obsession.
However, it was revealed in April 2011 that Simon Cowell's Syco record label had made the decision not to renew his contract following disappointing sales of the record.
Familiar faces: Former winner Leona Lewis and success story Olly Murs both appear in the new promo
Newbies: Little Mix, who won the last series of the show, also feature in the advert
Following that, Shayne decided to pursue a career in musical theatre and is currently starring as Stacee Jaxx in the West End production of Rock Of Ages.
Shayne has since announced that when his contract with Rock Of Ages ends in September 2012, he will be returning to the studio to work on a new album.
The moment it change forever: Shayne with manager Louis Walsh when he was crowned winner of the show in 2005