X Factor 2011: Tulisa Contostavlos called "scumbag trying to replace Cheryl Cole"

X Factor 2011: Tulisa Contostavlos called "scumbag trying to replace Cheryl Cole"

“You’re some scumbag trying to replace Cheryl”: X Factor hopeful George Gerasimou”s foul-mouthed tirade at new judge Tulisa

3:24 PM on 21st August 2011

Hot temper: George Gerasimou launched into a tirade of abuse against judge Tulisa Contostavlos

Hot temper: George Gerasimou launched into a tirade of abuse against judge Tulisa Contostavlos

Weak performance: Despite pledging that he

Weak performance: Despite pledging that he”d matured and grown into his singing, George couldn”t hold a tune

Restrained: Tulisa Contostavlos kept her cool with abusive contestant George Gerasimou, despite being tempted to hit him Out of order: Tulisa had the last word and told George he

Restraint: Despite the contestant”s abuse judge Tulisa Contostavlos kept her cool, telling him he”d just embarrassed himself in front of the nation

Aggressive: George fronted up Tulisa, who asked him to get out of her space

Aggressive: George fronted up Tulisa, who asked him to get out of her space

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Outburst: Kelly was having none of George

Outburst: Kelly was having none of George”s nonsense and told him “if you can”t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”

Loser: Despite having a friend invade the stage to back him up, George was escorted off by security

Loser: Despite having a friend invade the stage to back him up, George was escorted off by security

Back again: Host Dermot O

Back again: Host Dermot O”Leary caught up with notorious past hopeful George Gerasimou before his audition, as the 19-year-old promised he”d changed