‘X Factor’: Who Can’t Make It to the Final Three?

  You gotta hand it to “The X Factor.” It wasn’t their idea to treat a singing competition like an athletic contest—that’s “Idol”—but Simon Cowell did manage to turn it into the Super Bowl.   Even I had the telltale signs—rapid heartbeat, sweaty palms, fidgety—that I had built up an identification with these four finalists, so much […]

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Watch: Abdul Walks Off Set of ‘Jimmy Kimmel’

After a controversial week on “The X Factor” that saw her allegedly tell Nicole Scherzinger how to vote, Paula Abdul seemed to have had enough of the controversy on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night. Kimmel said that Abdul’s contestants deserved to be the first voted off, causing Abdul to leave the couch and walk off […]

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‘X Factor’: Did Abdul Change Scherzinger’s Vote?

Who dun it? Last week’s elimination of Rachel Crow from ‘The X Factor’ seemed to thrust Nicole Scherzinger into the wrath of angry fans upset with her choice to let the decision go to audience vote instead of saving the young singer. Crow’s public breakdown on stage couldn’t have helped create sympathy for the Pussycat […]

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Steve Jones Asks ‘X Factor’ Fans to Chill Out the Hate

(Reuters) – “X Factor” host Steve Jones on Tuesday pleaded with angry fans to “chill out” after hateful online comments against judges who threw a 14-year-old singer off the TV talent show. The British host also hit back at his own critics of his performance on the TV talent contest, defending himself against charges of […]

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