'Dappy left… I haven't heard from him since': Tulisa's Twitter feud with cousin confirms N-Dubz HAVE split
14:24 GMT, 16 March 2012
After months of speculation and whispers of 'he said', 'she said', Tulisa Contostavlos has confirmed that N-Dubz have indeed split for good.
The X Factor judge revealed the news over Twitter after a lengthy tirade against her cousin Dappy.
During the rant, the 23-year-old claimed that it was Dappy, real name Costadinos Contostavlos, who walked out on the hip-hop group.
At war: Tulisa revealed that N-Dubz have indeed split up in a lengthy rant at her cousin and former bandmate Dappy last night
The outburst was seemingly triggered by a recent interview in which Dappy, 24, said: 'I'm not gonna lie. I haven't seen or spoke to T or Fazer for months and it's tough.
'It's not the same. We were together for so long and now it does get lonely.'
Tulisa took to the social networking site to call her couse out on the claim, writing: ‘ @TheDappy u know my number mate.. I dont know urs cus u aint gave it 2 me since u changed it…so dont gass the fans, u wana talk Im here.
Twitter beef: Tulisa didn't hold back as she sent multiple tweets to her cousin accusing him of walking out on the band
‘@TheDappy serious man I hold it down,
dont make me start talkin real cus u won't like it nor will the fans,
allow twitter, man up n call me.'
'The tweets stirred a huge response from N-Dubz fans arguing over who was to blame for the row.
Tulisa hit back, and revealed that it
was actually Dappy who caused the breakdown of the band.
She tweeted: '4 the ndubletts triena
take sides…pls remember.. dappy left ndubz ,that's y we split, n wen
he wanted 2 get away I tried 2 move him in2 my yard, but he left n got a
new num n I aint heard from him since, he aint called or made contact,
just talks 2 the press about me.
Loud and clear: Dappy failed to respond to his cousins' rant but simply retweeted a message poignant message from one fan
Happier days: The band (L-R) Fazer, Tulisa and Dappy at the 2009 MOBO Awards
Moving on: Tulisa has spent most of 2012 ensconced in the US working on her solo material
he misses me but where the hells my call ,I don't even have his num!
had 2 txt me dad 2 pass a message 2 him n got no reply .
pls don't let @TheDappy gass u up cus he knows what it is… I will
kill 4 him n he knows it ..but ask him the last time he tried 2 call me.'
The late-night rant was entirely one-sided, and Tulisa didn't appear amused that her tweets were going unnoticed.
dont reply 2 me by tweet, pick ya balls up n call me, I got a new
place, cum stay, but dont b an ass on twitter .. wen u know the deal,’
appeared to feel remorseful over the public spat, adding: ‘F this, cant
believe I stooped so low as 2 have a private debate on twitter, but I
aint havin no1 turn ndubletts against me over b*llocks.’
remained stonily silent throughout, but simply 'retweeted' a seemingly
impartial fan, who wrote: 'Not hating on tulisa but she should really
step up and at least ask @TheDappy if he's okay..I think he's having a
hard time.x love you both'
Tulisa's spat with her cousin comes after her split from boyfriend Fazer, the third member of N-Dubz.
pair parted ways in January, but Fazer, 25, has remained loyal and
praised Tulisa's upcoming solo album material in a recent interview.