THE OF­FI­CIAL Fleur hits right note in Jun­gle


Daily Star Sunday - - FRONT PAGE - ■ by ED GLEAVE TV Ed­i­tor ed­[email protected]­

FLEUR East is at the heart of a bid­ding war by ri­val record la­bels.

The singer’s Jun­gle stint ended last night but it’s been a huge boost to her pop ca­reer.

In­dus­try chiefs are said to be “des­per­ate” to sign her up.

A source said: “A num­ber of la­bels have been in touch with Fleur’s man­age­ment team to ex­press an in­ter­est in sign­ing her. Meetings are be­ing lined up for when she’s back in the UK so she can de­cide what she wants to take ad­van­tage of.

“The fact is Fleur has been a sen­sa­tion on I’m A Celebrity. She’s won over the na­tion.

“While all camp­mates will get a ca­reer boost as a re­sult of the show, it looks like Fleur will get the most out of it.

“It’s al­ways eas­ier for singers to cash in be­cause their pop­u­lar­ity can eas­ily trans­late into record sales and gig book­ings.”

Fleur looked set for star­dom af­ter she made the fi­nal of The X Fac­tor in 2014. She was signed by la­bel Syco and scored a hit with her debut sin­gle.

But late last year she was taken off their ros­ter af­ter fail­ing to secure long-term chart suc­cess.

Our source added: “Fleur’s singing ca­reer had stalled. But her time on I’m A Celebrity looks set to change all that. She’s likely to do very well.” Fleur, 31, has im­pressed view­ers with her ballsy at­ti­tude dur­ing tri­als. It helped her out­last house­hold names in­clud­ing Nick Knowles and Noel Ed­monds.

Her stint in camp also helped her feel stronger.

In the past she has suf­fered from de­pres­sion that was so se­vere loved ones feared she would quit singing.

But af­ter three weeks in the Jun­gle she is ready for any­thing.

Be­fore her exit last night she told how the se­ries had been lifechang­ing for her.

Fleur said: “For me it is mak­ing friends for life and hav­ing that night in the Jun­gle Arms. I was like, ‘I’m go­ing to re­mem­ber this mo­ment here for­ever’.

“I feel like I can face any­thing now. “I don’t think I will ques­tion my­self any­more.”

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