The Voice 2013: Jessie J and Danny O’Donoghue accused of ‘fixing’ battle round! Insider says “the pair agreed she would take Letitia Grant Brown through and Danny would save Alex Buchanan”

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Last night’s edition of The Voice was a controversial one as Jessie J rowed with fellow mentor Will.i.am, and yet more singers were axed during the show’s battle rounds…

However, it’s been claimed this morning that coaches Jessie J and Danny O’Donoghue ‘fixed’ the battle between Letitia Grant Brown and Alex Buchanan to ensure that both stayed in the running…

The Sun’s TV Biz reports, “Insiders on the BBC1 show claim Jessie, 25, had already arranged with fellow coach Danny O’Donoghue that she would axe Alex — and he would ‘steal’ him for the knockout rounds.”

The source added, “Jessie took Danny to one side before the show and said she preferred Letitia’s voice, but didn’t want to see Alex leave

“So the pair agreed she would take Letitia through and Danny would save Alex…

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“Viewers were led to believe Jessie was facing a decision between the artists based on their battle, but it was already a done deal.

“It makes a mockery of the idea that a singer’s fate hangs on how they perform on the night.”

After Jessie’s decision to ditch Alex, Danny chose to save him right away, and the insider claims the wannabe was left “stunned” after his new coach later told him about Jessie’s plan.

The BBC last night declined to comment.

Here’s a reminder of Letitia and Alex’s battle round…

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