Christina was bad, but Britney was much worse, say The Wanted

Laura Butler

THEY thought Christina Aguilera was a "total bitch", but apparently Britney was worse.

The Wanted have crossed swords with another chart-topping princess after claiming that Britney left them feeling absolutely unwanted.

Irish band member Siva Kaneswaran has revealed that the Oops! I Did It Again singer was more than a little rude when they performed together.

The band's Tom Parker explained that they were told to sign a "confidentiality thing that we should never say anything about what happened," but added, "let's tell it anyway".

Siva continued: "I was in the hallway with my tour manager. Basically we were looking with a laptop, trying to get WiFi, and we were facing the middle of the hallway. Her bouncers came down with her and told us to face the wall. We turned around and I faced the wall for about 10 seconds until she got really far away."

Speaking on a New York radio station, Tom said the boys were "like, come on".

Bizarrely, Britney had previously met band member Nathan Sykes 11 years ago -- and she even let him plant a kiss on her.

But the star obviously didn't remember meeting the 19-year-old when he won a TV talent show with a performance of her hit Baby One More Time.

It's the second time in days that The Wanted have been embroiled in a row with an big name American female. Despite riding high in the US charts, the five-piece boyband can't seem to attract the attention of established artists in the States.

While Miss Spears didn't want them to look at her, they claimed that Christina Aguilera wouldn't look at them.

"She's a total bitch! She might not be a bitch in real life, but to us, she was a total bitch.

"She just sat there and didn't speak to us. Wouldn't even look at us."

Siva again sniped: "She was quite rude. Who does that?"