LeRoy Bell finds out he is safeOn Thursday night's results show, "The X Factor" experienced its first real shocker of the season, when the two contestants that many pundits (including myself) assumed would be most at risk were actually the first two contestants sent to safety by host Steve Jones--before the first commercial break had even aired. LeRoy Bell, who sang this week in the kiss-of-death first spot and had been widely panned by the judges (L.A. Reid called him "B-O-R-I-N-G"), surprisingly sailed through, along with Paula Abdul's one remaining hope, country group Lakoda Rayne, who'd almost gone home last week after being in the bottom two.
Simon's reaction"How the hell did that happen?" Simon Cowell immediately tweeted to his 300,000 new followers, in only his eighth tweet since joining Twitter the day before. And I hope someone took a screengrab of the priceless look on Simon's face when this news was announced, so it can be his new Twitter AVI.Read More »from ‘X Factor’ Top 10 Results: This Season’s First Shocker