Lucie Jones slammed by former Eurovision winner
13 May 2017 - 10:00 AM

Lucie Jones slammed by former Eurovision winner

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Katrina Leskanich has slammed "Eurovision" star Lucie Jones.

While Katrina won the competition for the UK in 1997, with Katrina and The Waves" song "Love Shine A Light" but admitted she does not have high hopes for former "X Factor" star Lucie, who is representing the UK this year.

She told the Daily Star: "A bunch of X Factor rejects? That just says it all. How horrible is that?

"Isn't it just a colossal waste of money not to take it a bit more seriously, and try a little harder?

"We kept choosing such terrible representatives that you just knew from the get-go they weren't going to win."

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Katrina is acting as the UK's Eurovision spokesperson this year but after her comments were made public, another spokesperson insisted she will be supporting Lucy.

The representative said: "She ardently supports the work that the BBC does for Eurovision and believes that Lucie Jones is an outstanding Eurovision entry for the UK this year."

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Meanwhile, Lucie recently quipped that she would perform her track "Never Give Up On You" in her underwear if she thought it would help her to win.

She said: "I might just wear pants on the night! Maybe that and a bit of body paint. I might get extra votes. You never know?"

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