Doing two jobs at once was a bit difficult, admits Olly Murs after presenting gaffes

Olly Murs has said he does not miss TV presenting - after he was criticised during his stint on The X Factor for his on-air gaffes.

The 32-year-old singer hosted the ITV show with Caroline Flack last year but stepped down in February and Dermot O'Leary has since returned to the ITV show.

Olly told the Press Association: "I really don't miss it ... I really enjoyed last year. It was fantastic. But I'm really enjoying going back to music."

Olly Murs and Caroline Flack (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Archive/PA Images)
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Archive/PA Images)

The star said he would return to TV presenting one day - but that two jobs at the same time was just too much.

"I'll definitely do TV again. I think doing two jobs at once was a bit difficult for me to figure out."

The Grow Up singer added: "I'm just focusing on the music. The album's coming out next week and the tour next year. I'm focused on performing and singing."

Olly, who rose to fame as a contestant on The X Factor, said he was watching this year's show - but enjoying putting his feet up at weekends.

Former X Factor presenters Caroline Flack and Olly Murs
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack (Peter Byrne/PA)

"I've been watching bits and bobs, not watching it all the time," he said. "I've been enjoying my weekends off."

But Olly, who is raising awareness of Children In Need and Lloyds Bank fundraising campaign the Big Spotacular, added: "I've always loved The X Factor. I think it's a great show. I've been fortunate to go through that process and it's given me the most amazing life. I'm very grateful."

And asked whether there are any other presenting jobs he would like to do next, he said: "Nothing yet. I'm focusing on the singing, doing what I do best."

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