Union J member George Shelley‘s laptop was stolen at the Corinthia Hotel in London. Police tracked down the man who stole it within 24 hours and returned it. Source told The Mirror:
‘The matter was dealt with, but now George is worried that the thief had time to access his private photos, emails and documents. It is a worry he feels he does not need so close to the semi-finals.
This cannot be allowed to happen again. The safety and wellbeing of the contestants is a top priority for the X Factor bosses. They do not want anyone feeling under threat, so they’ve promised to up the levels of security to stop anything like this happening again.’