After winning the first series, Brookstein released and album but quickly faded into obscurity - something Chris insists won't be happening to him.
But the 'X Factor' judges - with the exception of his mentor Gary Barlow - aren't convinced he'll go the distance with Louis Walsh even hinting that Simon Cowell has no interest in the cheesy crooner.
Speaking at the X Factor press conference ahead of this weekend's final, Louis said: “Simon is in America working on his own show. I know he loves James (Arthur) and Jahmene (Douglas). But I don’t remember him talking about Chris.
“He is a good singer, but I don’t think he is a star."
But Christopher dismissed Louis' claims, telling The Sun: “Simon does what he wants to do. It’s his show and if he didn’t want me in it I probably wouldn’t be here.”
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