LABELLE, FL. -- Tulisa Contostavlos, 24-year old British rock star, singer-songwriter and X Factor judge on the UK version television series was a no show for a live broadcast on a Google Plus live event this morning.
Scheduled to participate in a live show on the internet with 9 invited guests (including Southwest Florida Online publisher Don Browne), Tulisa kept all waiting for about 30 minutes and then sent an email notification to all that the broadcast was cancelled.
Contostavlos' third solo single "Sight of You" was set to be released on December 2nd to coincide with the release of her debut album The Female Boss. Tulisa performed the single on The British X Factor on December 2nd.
One of her early successes was in May 2008, when a song entitled "Ouch" surfaced along with a music video attracted over 4 million viewers on networking site YouTube in just over a month after release.
Contostavlos was named at number 15 in FHM's '100 Sexiest Women in the World list' in the May 2010 issue. The singer received the top ranking in FHM's May 2012 issue.
In March 2012, a sex tape of Contostavlos and her former lover Justin Edwards emerged on the internet. Contostavlos was granted an injunction that legally blocks the distribution of the tape.
Simon Cowell said the scandal would not affect her job on The X Factor.In July 2012, she settled a legal action against Edwards, who apologized for releasing the tape. Her lawyer is still pursuing action against Edwards former manager Chris Herbert, who has had his job as a consultant on The X Factor suspended.
Tula Paulinea Contostavlos, with a troubled early life, revealed to fans that she twice tried to kill herself as a teenager, dealing with a father who left the family and a mother hospitalized with mental illnesses.
Her live Google Plus Hangout has been rescheduled for Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. EST. Fans may add her to their circles at Tulisa Contostavlos' Google Plus Page
Update: Tulisa did met with fans on a live YourTube broadcast Tuesday answering questions in her slight Cockney accent for about 45 minutes.
Photo credit (top of story): Hasitha Tudugalle