According to reports, X Factor bosses may ask Katie Waissel to leave the competition.

Under pressureĀ X Factor finalist Katie Waissel may be asked to leave the show according to reports.The 24-year-old first received flak after getting through to the live finals despite barely singing a note at the judges’ homes stage.

Katie to exit X Factor?

Her popularity has suffered accordingly and she has found herself in the sing-off, clinging to her X Factor dreams, on a couple of occasions.

The Daily Record says that a video shoot for this year’s X Factor charity single was delayed for hours yesterday after she suffered a panic attack.

A source is quoted as saying: “Katie is very fragile and we are very concerned for her. We are considering asking her to step aside because it is now really affecting the show. Her well-being is our number one priority.”

Apparently, Katie was taken ill during the contestants’ much-publicised October trip to Topshop in London’s Oxford Street. Could this really be the end forĀ Katie Waissel? Watch this space.