Simone Battle was eliminated on "The X Factor" this week
, and rightfully so. But Battle went out with guns blazing, using her post-elimination speech to boldly pimp her new video, "He Likes Boys." And before "The X Factor's" live top 17 episode had even finished airing on the West Coast, lo and behold...her video was up on YouTube. You gotta give Simone credit: She may not have been the best "X" contestant this year, but she lives up to her surname. The girl's a fighter.
Truth be told, "He Likes Boys" is better than anything Simone ever did on "The X Factor." A modern-day anthem for any girl whose gaydar went on the fritz, causing her to cluelessly fall in love with the wrong man, the song is cute and plays to her obvious fanbase. It also has a happy ending, since Simone winds up with a new best friend instead of a boyfriend and is all the better off for it.
Yes, for the first time, Simone actually seems likable and relatable. If only she'd sang this song Tuesday night instead of her hot-mess of a Mariah cover. Check out Simone's "He Likes Boys" video below. I kind of like it. Do you?
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