THE X FACTOR (US) "Top 7 Perform" Episode 19 – Tonight’s live performance show was dubbed "Michael Jackson night," and, yet again, the contestants were looking at a double-elimination for tomorrow’s results show.
Host Steve Jones opened by thanked the "sexy dancing people." Alrighty. The judges then did their catwalk stroll out to the applause of the larger-than-studio audience, a "tradition" I pretty much despise, as it feels like a colossal waste of time, pandering to the ginormous egos of Simon and friends.
The show then rolled out Tito, Marlon, and Jackie, as well as Michael’s mom and kids and—
Jesus. Do they really still call that kid "Blanket?" Sure, let’s just crush his confidence for life why don’t we? Poor kid looks perpetually creeped out. I’m curious why they don’t let him talk. Maybe that’s his thing. Read More...