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Saturday 27 May 2017

Burke slams ex Defoe in new song

Alexandra Burke dated Jermain Defoe
Alexandra Burke dated Jermain Defoe

Alexandra Burke has hit out at her footballer ex Jermain Defoe in her new single Day Dreams.

The 25-year-old former X Factor winner had a whirlwind romance with the footballer last year but it ended in heartbreak after a tabloid kiss and tell revealed he had cheated on her.

Alexandra sings in the new track: "Millions of people and me, one. And I'm feeling I'm the last to know. Our private network - we built became a best seller show. What were you thinking at the time when you decided to sleep with her? It didn't stop there, this I know, 'cause the papers f***ing told me so."

The 25-year-old singer also reveals she drowned her sorrows after her split from the 30-year-old.

The lyrics include: "I cried and I'm not ashamed to say so. Drank every day, lost my best friend but I replaced you with Merlot."

Alexandra told The Daily Mirror: "Working on this new material has been really emotional.

"I've opened up lyrically more than ever and talked about things I never thought I would. But I always write from the heart."

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