'X Factor': Demi Lovato, Rion Paige, Ellona Santiago on the Girls elimination

In one fell swoop, Demi Lovato went from having two artists competing on "The X Factor" Season 3 to being completely knocked out of the competition. Although it was hard to see Rion Paige and Ellona Santiago go, Lovato tells Zap2it that not making it to the semifinals can be a great motivator for her artists. "On the bright side of the things, I think that people [who go home earlier than they should], like Rion, Sweet Suspense and Ellona, I think it's actually going to motivate them to work harder so I'm excited to see where they are going to go after this," Lovato says backstage after the Top 6 elimination show. "It's not the end." Talking to reporters after getting the boot, Paige says something similar. "I mean, it is rough going home, but now I have so many chances to be me, to deliver a performance I want, to go to Nashville...



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