Caroline Flack responds to reports she's fallen out with Olly Murs over X Factor exit

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Caroline Flack has dismissed reports that she is no longer speaking to Olly Murs following their exit from The X Factor. The television presenter tweeted to say she's "not bitter" following her departure from the show, and is still on good terms with her former co-presenter.

"I hate being made to comment on these things but I feel forced…" Caroline tweeted. "I'm not bitter about X FactorI have not fallen out with Olly, I wanted to leave, I had the best time…"

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Caroline Flack has dismissed claims she's not talking to Olly Murs

She continued: "I'm happy. Rested. Feel blessed and am looking forward to the rest of the year… Everything evolves and changes. Time to move on xx."

Caroline spoke out after reports suggested she and Olly weren't talking because she was disappointed with him for not telling her they were going to be axed from The X Factor.

A source told The Sun: "Caroline felt really disappointed that Olly knew they wouldn't be returning before she did. She thought he'd at least have had the courtesy to tell her."

Caroline said she is "not bitter" about her exit from The X Factor

They added: "Now she's seething to have lost it under these circumstances, and they are no longer speaking. Hopefully it will blow over right now but Caroline feels very bitter about the whole thing."

Caroline and Olly announced they were stepping down from presenting duties on the ITV show in February. At the time Caroline said she had a "brilliant time" working on the X Factor, while Olly said he wanted to focus more on his music career.

It has since been confirmed that Dermot O'Leary will be returning "home" to the show, and he has already filmed a promotional video for this year's open auditions.

Theirs is not the only exit to shake-up the show this year; on Monday Cheryl Fernandez-Versini confirmed she was leaving her judging role, following Nick Grimshaw who announced his decision to quit in February.