Singer thinks X Factor contestants should stick together
Marcus has told 4Music that he thinks X Factor contestants should stick together because they know that they have to work that bit harder to be taken seriously in the industry.
Speaking on Two Guys & A Girl radio show, Marcus said: "Everyone had their opinions on [the single] and Cher’s opinion was just a little bit strong and I thought that maybe because she’d been in this situation that she’d know how difficult it is and how important it is.
"She said, "Why hasn’t he been in the studio writing?" I have, I’ve written three quarters of the album and all of those originals are the best of an even bigger amount of originals that we’ve done."
Luckily for Cher the singer is taking criticism "with a pinch of salt" rather than feuding with with her on Twitter. He's leaving that to Cheryl Cole...
Check out the video and hear Marcus' thoughts on the matter.