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X Factor’s Honey G gives up showbiz for a High Street job

We've all gotta make a living

Whether you loved her or hated her on The X Factor ago, there was no denying she brought the fun.

But now it seems that Honey G has given up work as a rapper to focus on her career as a high street estate agent…

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Honey G was a controversial contestant on The X Factor (credit: ITV)

Insiders at The Sun have revealed how Honey G – also known as Anna Georgette Gilford – works as a sales negotiator at Chancellors Estate Agents.

A source said: “Her new colleagues didn’t recognise her at first and were shocked, but after realising who she was they joked that she should perform at their Christmas party.”

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The rapper’s real name is Anna (credit: ITV)

The 37-year-old told The Sun: “I decided to go out and get a job because I wanted the structure in my life, my music is still going really well.

“I was really pleased to get the job because before X Factor I really wanted to get into an estate agency, but I couldn’t get a break.

“I think it has helped me. I think all of the achievements on X Factor has helped me to get this break with Chancellors being one of the top leading companies.”

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The judges were divided over her talent (credit: ITV)

Fans praised her moving on with her life, with one writing: “Well done honey keep your head up lady believe in your dream never give up.”

Another added: “Good on her for working in a paying job… too many 15 minutes of fame idiots out there after a free ride.”

A third pointed out: “Honey G is a character and not a real person 🙄”

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The novelty rapper shot to fame in 2016, when she reached the finals of the talent show, and became know for her trademark sunglasses.

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Honey G has rarely been seen without those sunnies (credit: ITV)

Show boss Simon Cowell later agreed to take her on at Syco, but they parted ways in April last year.

Honey G then set up her own label, H to the O Music and was even rumoured to be appearing on I’m A Celeb.

It doesn’t mean she’s given up music entirely though and as recently as August the rapper was sharing pictures from the recording studio.

She wrote: “Recording and Filming for something really special today that will be broadcasted on the TV in October! Watch out for it!! I can’t say anymore right now….‬”

Honey/Anna is also preparing to hit the Christmas public appearance circuit, sharing a VIP meet and greet this week, scheduled for 16th December.

She wrote: “Yo Yo Yo Check out this sick video with me promoting my biggest Xmas Gig Ever!!!”

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It’s a sensible – if a little boring – move for the reality star. But we’re not sure we could buy a house from Honey G with a straight face…

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