'X Factor's' Nicole Scherzinger on Rachel Crow: 'I let her down'


Sometimes gentility can get the better of you. And that's exactly what happened to Nicole Scherzinger during Thursday's (Dec. 8) elimination round on "The X Factor." The judge and former reality show contestant voted to send 13-year-old Rachel Crow home, thereby creating a 2-2 deadlock on the panel. This left it up to the public, who ultimately kept Marcus Canty for another week. This result dropped Crow to her knees and sent a sobbing Scherzinger to the dressing room amidst a chorus of boos.But to hear Scherzinger explain her logic, it was simply a way to bring a dignified end to Canty's run on the show. It was an effort that backfired."This is [Canty's] third time in the bottom. And Rachel's never been in the bottom," Scherzinger says. "So the probability was that America would have sent Marcus home."Scherzinger then explains her emotional response when the total votes saved Canty and gave Crow the hook."I...



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